The Search for Takrur: Archaeological Excavations and Reconnaissance Along the Middle Senegal Valley

Roderick McIntosh (Editor) Susan Keech McIntosh (Editor)
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An authoritative summary of the results of the archaeological excavations in the middle Senegal River valley, site of the ancient African Empire of Takrur.

A summary of archaeological discoveries in the middle Senegal River valley, this authoritative volume presents new data on iron production, population settlement, and environmental change on the site of the ancient West African empire of Takrur, the first kingdom south of the Sahara mentioned by medieval Arab chroniclers. This authoritative volume should prove of great value to students of archaeology, anthropology, and African history, as well as to climatologists, geomorphologists, and ecologists.

Product Details

Price
$60.00
Publisher
Yale Peabody Museum
Publish Date
November 30, 2016
Pages
600
Dimensions
6.8 X 1.4 X 9.7 inches | 2.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780913516294
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About the Author

Roderick J. McIntosh is professor of anthropology at Yale University. Susan Keech McIntosh is the Herbert S. Autry Professor of Anthropology at Rice University. Hamady Bocoum is director of the Musée des Civilisations Noires in Dakar, Senegal.