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Publikation: Elitegebäude aus gebranntem Ziegel in Kanem, Tschad

One of the most intriguing problems concerning the Kanem-Borno sultanate of the central Sahel between the eighth and nineteenth centuries AD concerns its early intra-African connections. Apart from historically documented linkages with North and parts of West Africa, were there trade and other contacts with eastern regions such as Darfur, the Middle Nile Valley and areas beyond prior to the fifteenth century? […]

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Publikation: Spätholozäne Vegetationsänderungen im südlichen Tschadbecken, Nigeria

The development of cultivated landscapes under the influence of food production has decisively shaped the composition and appearance of West African savannas as present today. With trees and shrubs forming an important constituent of such landscapes, and its composition characterizing different types of land-use, anthracology is a tool particularly well suited to trace developments and changes through human exploitation of the landscape. […]

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Beitrag von C. Magnavita zum Zentralsudan im Oxford handbook of Islamic Archaeology

In view of the paucity of research, the Islamic archaeology of the Central Sudan and Sahel remains one of the less well known of the African continent. While this also applies to the material legacy of the past six centuries, it is particularly sites and remains from the early period of Islamic influence in the region that are virtually unexplored. […]

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Bericht des Projekts ‚Routes of Interaction‘ über archäologische und geowissenschaftliche Arbeit in Äthiopien, 2018-2019

The project »Routes of Interaction« is a collaboration between the Sanaa Branch of the Orient-Department, the Department of Earth Sciences – Physical Geography of the Freie Universität Berlin and the Egyptian Museum – Georg Steindorff, Leipzig University. Embedded into the SPP Programme of the DFG »Entangled Africa«, field work has been carried out since 2018. […]

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Arbeitsbericht des Projekts ‚Connecting Foodways‘ im Sudan, 2019

Mit dem Fokus auf historische Ernährungsgewohnheiten erforscht das Projekt „Connecting Foodways“ kulturübergreifende Verbindungen und technologische Transfers zwischen dem mittleren Niltal und Zentral- und Ostafrika während der frühen Eisenzeit (ca. 1000 v. Chr. – 1000 n. Chr.). Es ist eines von zwölf Projekten des DFG-Schwerpunktprogramms „Entangled Africa“ (SPP 2143), das innerafrikanische Beziehungen erforscht und damit neue Perspektiven für die gemeinsame archäologische Forschung in Afrika entwickelt. […]