The Oasis Papers 1: The Proceedings of the First Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project

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Oxbow Books, 2001 - Social Science - 110 pages
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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). (Oxbow Monograph 97/ Dakhleh Oasis Project Monograph 6, 1998)

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Problems in the prehistory of the Late Upper Pleistocene of the Dakhleh Oasis
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The Late Prehistoric radiocarbon chronology for Dakhleh Oasis within the wider
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The Dakhleh Oasis in the Roman Period
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