Radiocarbon Dates for Sub-Saharan Africa: V

  title={Radiocarbon Dates for Sub-Saharan Africa: V},
  author={Brian M. Fagan and Frank Willett},
  journal={The Journal of African History},
  pages={513 - 527}
This list contains many scattered dates, most of them from sites either provisionally dated from other sources, or recently excavated. An important series of dates from the Sahara confirm earlier readings for food production in that area. The Daima sequence from Nigeria is dated from the middle of the first millennium A.D. to the closing centuries of the Iron Age. In East and Southern Africa, two important early Iron Age dates from Kenya have been released. Four dates for Ivuna salt-pans place… 

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