The Uan Afuda Cave. Hunter-Gatherer Societies of Central Sahara

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Author: Savino of Lernia (Eds)
Year of printing:  1999
ISBN: 9788878141667

Description

With contributions by Ebrahim Saleb Azzebi, Lanfredo Castelletti, Elisabetta Castiglioni, Michela Cottini, Mauro Cremaschi, Savino di Lernia, Anwar A. Magid, Giorgio Manzi, Alfio Maspero, Anna Maria Mercuri, Pietro Passarello, Mauro Rottoli, Luca Trombino

Contents
  • Foreword, Mario Liverani
  • Commentary, Andrew B. Smith
  • A preface by the Editor Savino di Lernia
  • Acknowledgements, Savino di Lernia
  • Why Uan Afuda? The ‘pre-pastoral’ archaeology of the Acacus and surroundings, Savino di Lernia
  • The 1993 and 1994 excavations. Geomorphology, stratigraphic context and dates, Mauro Cremaschi and Savino di Lernia
  • A micromorphological approach to the site formation processes, Mauro Cremaschi and Luca Trombino
  • Rock art paintings of the ‘Round Heads’ phase, Savino di Lernia
  • A particular form of human activity: rock markings, cupules and kettles, Savino di Lernia
  • The cultural sequence, Savino di Lernia
  • Archaeobotanical analysis of charcoal, wood and seeds, Lanfredo Castelletti, Elisabetta Castiglioni, Michela Cottini and Mauro Rottoli
  • Palynological analysis of the Early Holocene sequence, Anna Maria Mercuri
  • Preliminary study of plant impressions in pottery, Anwar A. Magid
  • Spinning and plaiting, Alfio Maspero
  • Human remains – deciduous and permanent teeth, Giorgio Manzi and Pietro Passarello
  • Delayed use of resources: significance of Early Holocene Barbary sheep dung, Savino di Lernia
  • Assembling the evidence: cultural trajectories at Uan Afuda Cave, Savino di Lernia

Bibliography

Colour plates

Arabic Summary, Ebrahim Saleh Azzebi

Additional information

Weight :1,176 kg
Dimensions:30,5x21,5x2 cm
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Number and series

1, AZA

Place of printing

Florence

Year of printing

Typology

Book

Pages

272

Illustrations

illustrations in black and white and color

Binding

paperback

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Language

English, summarized in Arabic

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