The Oasis Papers 1 (Hardcover)

Proceedings of the First International Symposium of the Dakhleh Oasis Project (Oxbow Monographs: Dakhieh Oasis Project Mongragh Vol 97 & 6)

By Mandy Marlow

Oxbow Books Limited, 9781900188548, 120pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2001

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The first Dakhleh Oasis Project seminar held at Durham University in 1994 was the occasion for discussion of topics ranging from the Pleistocene to petroglyphs and papyri. Contents include: What is the Aterian? ( M Kleindienst ); Prehistory of the late upper Pleistocene ( M F Wiseman ); Late prehistoric radiocarbon chronology ( Mary M A McDonald ); Dating of the occupations at Ismant ( C A Hope ); Greek documentary papyri from Kellis ( K A Worp ); Perceptions of fertility in the Roman period ( O E Kaper ); Comparative skeletal biology and paleoepidemology ( J El Molto ); Microns, microbes, microscopes and molecules ( M Cook & P Sheldrick ); Infant burials at Ismant El-Kharab ( Mandy Marlow ); Petroglyphs ( L Kryzyzaniak ); Glassware ( C Marchini ); The Manichaean community ( I Gardner ).