Desert road archaeology in Ancient Egypt and beyond / edited by Frank Förster & Heiko Riemer.
Contributor(s): Förster, Frank | Riemer, HeikoSeries: Africa praehistorica ; 27Publisher: Köln : Heinrich-Barth-Institut, 2013.Description: 582 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9783927688414ISSN: 0947-2673Subject(s): Social archaeology | Landscape archaeology | Human ecology | Deserts -- History | Land settlement -- History | Egypt -- Antiquities
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Ancient desert roads: towards establishing a new field of archaeological research / Heiko Riemer & Frank Förster -- Top down: new satellite data and ground-truth data as base for a reconstruction of ancient caravan routes: examples from the Western Desert of Egypt / Olaf Bubenzer & Andreas Bolten -- Lessons in landscape learning: the dawn of long-distance travel and navigation in Egypt's Western Desert from prehistoric to Old Kingdom times / Heiko Riemer -- Desert travel and transport in ancient Egypt: an overview based on epigraphic, pictorial and archaeological evidence / Heidi Köpp -- The realm of "two deserts": Siwah Oasis between east and west / Klaus Peter Kuhlmann -- Footprints in the sand: recent long-distance camel trade in the Libyan Desert (northeast Chad/southeast Libya) / Meike Meerpohl -- Donkeys to El-Fasher or how the present informs the past / Frank Förster, Heiko Riemer & Moez Mahir, with an appendix by Frank Darius --
Tracks in the Bayuda desert: the project 'Wadi Abu Dom Itinerary' (W.A.D.I.) / Angelika Lohwasser -- A stroll along the corniche?: coastal routes between the Nile Delta and Cyrenaica in the Late Bronze Age / Steven Snape -- Water, routes and rangelands: ancient traffic and grazing infrastructure in the eastern Marmarica (northwestern Egypt) / Thomas Vetter, Anna-Katharina Rieger & Heike Möller -- "A highway out of Egypt": the main road from Egypt to Canaan / James K. Hoffmeier & Stephen O. Moshier -- A road to the Arabian Peninsula in the reign of Ramesses III / Claire Somaglino & Pierre Taller -- "We went forth into the desert land...": retracing the routes between the Nile Valley and the Hatnub travertine quarries / Ian Shaw -- The ancient harbor at Mersa/Wadi Gawasis and how to get there: new evidence of Pharaonic seafaring expeditions in the Red Sea / Kathryn A. Bard, Rodolfo Fattovich & Andrea Manzo -- Communication, travel, and transportation in Egypt's Eastern Desert during Roman times (1st to 3rd century AD) / Adam Bülow-Jacobsen.