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Wavy Line and Herringbone

Wavy Line and Herringbone On 14.07.2020, the ceramic specialists from the priority programme “Entangled Africa” once again met virtually to compile ideas and contributions for the “decoration-catalogue” discussed in previous meetings. Ceramic processing must be flexible, able to adapt to the conditions of excavation and object. At the same time, the records of those...

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Pottery – The Devil is in the Detail

After a successful meeting at the beginning of the month, the ceramic specialists of the “SPP Entangled Africa” met again online on 23.06.2020 for an exciting dialogue. Object of the discourse was the range of various forms of decoration and techniques that have been listed in the individual ceramic assortments of the projects. The...

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Entangled Africa – networked in virtual space!

During the last months, the archaeological sector has shown itself to be at its most flexible.The effects of the Corona pandemic are still visible. Travelling abroad continues to be risky, so there is currently no reliable planning of field campaigns, but there is a great willingness to adapt to the circumstances. Positive developments are...

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Science at home

The world pauses – the new Covid-19 virus also leaves its mark on the priority programme “Entangled Africa”. Carefully planned campaigns have been prematurely broken off or cancelled, trips by our African partners have been postponed.  But there is also plenty of work to be done in the home office.  The everyday life of...

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Two networks – one goal

First Joint Annual General Meeting of the DFG Priority Programme Entangled Africa and the TANA Network The DFG Priority Programme (SPP) 2143: Entangled Africa and the TransArea Network Africa (TANA) have set themselves the task of illuminating Africa’s history and integrating it into the knowledge network of the old world. TANA is a network...

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Entangled Africa presents projects on Sudan Day 2019

On December 14, 2019 members of the Sudanarchäologische Gesellschaft zu Berlin e.V. (SAG) and the Department of Archaeology and Cultural History of North East Africa (AKNOA) came together in Berlin. They exchanged ideas about cultural preservation, conservation and protective measures, as well as current projects in Sudan. The priority programme “Entangled Africa” was represented...

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