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SNR Sudan Notes and Records

The Sudan Notes and Records are now available online.

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L’écriture méroïtique

L’écriture méroïtique

Synthesis of the principles of Meroitic writing and its appearance. Click on the PDF attached to access to work.
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The quest for water and the diffusion of Northern East Sudanic languages from the fourth to the first millenia BCE

From the Yellow Nile to the Blue Nile.

This lecture was delivered in ECAS 2009 (3rd European Conference on African Studies, Panel 142: African waters - water in Africa, barriers, paths, and resources: their impact on language, literature and history of people) in Leipzig, 4 to 7 June 2009.

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Royal Cemeteries of Kush


The five volumes of the Royal Cemeteries of Kush are now available online. Please click on the following files to download.
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Meroitic Newsletters


The Meroitic Newsletters are now available online. Please click on the associated PDF files to download.

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Archaeological Survey of Nubia


The six volumes of the Archaeological Survey of Nubia are now available online.

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Dotawo 3

Dotawo 3

The third volume of Dotawo, guest-edited by Marc Maillot, is dedicated to Know-Hows and Techniques in Ancient Sudan. This collection of articles is the result of a workshop held at Lille University on September 5 and 6, 2013, which brought together several Sudanese archaeology scholars, from architecture to iron production through pottery and textile industry.

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Fouilles d’Oxford en Nubie

Fouilles d'Oxford en Nubie

L’Université Oxford a organisé une série d’expéditions au sud de l’Égypte et du Soudan à partir de 1910, dirigée et financée en grande partie par Francis Lewellyn Griffith, le premier professeur d’égyptologie à Oxford. Les travaux ont été effectués entre 1910 et 1913, puis de 1929 à 1931 dans des sites tels que Faras, Kawa et Sanam. Après la mort de Griffith en 1934, Sir Laurence Kirwan dirige les fouilles d’Oxford à Firka (1934-1935) et à Kawa (1935-1936).

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In Sudanese Nubia, L. Woolley and D. R. MacIver were the first to undertake an excavation program of a Meroitic city and its associated cemetery at the site of Karanog. This excavation of the University of Pennsylvania in 1909 documented the Meroitic architecture in a still unstudied area and describes an archaeological material that differs from the sites of the Butana region.

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February 2017

7 February 2017

Mission Kadrouka

The archaeological mission of Sedeinga is planned from January 2nd to 24th, 2017. The temple of (...)
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Soleb & Sedeinga

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