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Publication: Jahrtausendealt – Netzwerke südlich der Sahara

Copyright: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft Darmstadt Article – Project 12 – Coordination J. Sigl/J. Linstädter, Jahrtausendealt: Netzwerke südlich der Sahara, Archäologie in Deutschland 04, 2021, 14-19. Website of the magazine Abstract: Afrika ist Schauplatz sozialer, politischer und kultureller Umschwünge sowie einer Metamorphose von Natur, Mensch und Sprache, die bis heute anhält. Archäologisch gibt es dort noch...

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Publication: Wasser für Gala Abu Ahmed

PAPER – Project 3 – InterLINK J. Eger-Karberg/T. Karberg, Wasser für Gala Abu Ahmed. Ein Paläo-Drainagesystem zwischen Jebel Nagaschusch und Wadi Howar (Sudan) im Radar-Satellitenbild, Der Antike Sudan 32, 2021, 99-108 Full Text Abstract (Eger-Karberg/Karberg 2021): The analysis of spaceborn radar data from different satellite systems workinng in the X- ans C-band resulted in...

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New E-Paper on the SPP “Entangled Africa” released

Logo: Copyright: DAI Paper – Project 12 – Coordination J. Sigl/J. Linstädter, South of the Sahara, Africa. »Entangled Africa« – new interdisciplinary research from Africa’s east to west coast. December 2018 to December 2020, in: eDAI-F 2021-1, 2021. Full Text | PDF Download Abstract (Source: e-Forschungsberichte DAI) The history of northern hemispheric Africa between...

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Publication: Fired brick élite locations in Kanem, Chad

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...

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Publication: Late Holocene vegetation changes in the Chad Basin, 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...

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