Holocene Settlement of the Egyptian Sahara: Volume 2: The Pottery of Nabta Playa / Edition 1

Holocene Settlement of the Egyptian Sahara: Volume 2: The Pottery of Nabta Playa / Edition 1

by Kit Nelson
     
 

A report on the ceramic evidence from the site of Nabta Playa in the eastern Sahara. The site is important in defining the cultural sequence and chronology for the area, the earliest examples of which reaches back 6000 years. The methodology for analysing and interpreting the evidence is outlined.See more details below

Overview

A report on the ceramic evidence from the site of Nabta Playa in the eastern Sahara. The site is important in defining the cultural sequence and chronology for the area, the earliest examples of which reaches back 6000 years. The methodology for analysing and interpreting the evidence is outlined.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441933652
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
06/06/2011
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2002
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; K. Nelson. 2. Ceramic Types of the Nabta-Kiseiba Area; K. Nelson. 3. Ceramic Assemblages of the Nabta-Kiseiba Area; K. Nelson. 4. Neolithic Ceramic Production in the Eastern Sahara of Egypt; M. Nieves Zedeño. 5. Early Neolithic Pottery of the Nabta-Kiseiba Area: Stylistic Attributes and Regional Relationships; M.C. Gatto. 6. Wavy Line Ceramics: Evidence from Northeastern Africa; F. Jesse. 7. Conclusions; K. Nelson. Appendix I: Petrographic Analysis. Appendix II: Petrographic Photomicrographs. References. Index.

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