The article examines the findings from the Meroitic complex of Musawwarat in relation to the cooking tradition of the site - also in comparison to similar find contexts of the Nile Valley.
Paper resulting from the SPP ceramics workshop meetings, presenting a recording scheme for archaeological ceramics from Africa.
New publication on current research of the Connecting Foodways project.
Published dissertation on pottery use in Meroitic Hamadab.
Focusing on past culinary practices, the “Connecting Foodways” project explores cross-cultural connections and technological transmission between the Middle Nile Valley and central and eastern Africa during the early Iron Age (ca. 1000 BC – 1000 AD). It is one of twelve projects of the DFG Priority Program “Entangled Africa” (SPP 2143), which explores inner-African relations and thereby develops new perspectives for joint archaeological research in Africa. [...]
The archaeology of food has great potential for developing a more inclusive approach to the investigation of past African society and interaction beyond a traditional emphasis on the lifestyles and activities of social elites. [...]