The Oasis Papers 1: Proceedings of the First International Symposium of the Dakhleh Oasis Project (Hardcover)

Proceedings of the First International Symposium of the Dakhleh Oasis Project

By Mandy Marlow

Oxbow Books Limited, 9781900188548, 120pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2001

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Description

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 ).
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