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Life and death on the Nile : a bioethnography of three ancient Nubian communities

Author: George J Armelagos; Dennis P Van Gerven
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
George J. Armelagos spent thirty years at various sites in Sudan searching for ancient Nubian civilizations that gave rise to what we now know as the upper Nile civilizations. Most of these sites are now underwater, due to being inundated when the Aswan Dam was built on the Upper Nile and flooded the ancient cities of Wadi Halfa and Kulubnarti. While hundreds of articles have been written about the research at these  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George J Armelagos; Dennis P Van Gerven
ISBN: 9780813052861 0813052866
OCLC Number: 1127419322
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.)
Contents: Life and death on the Nile --
Skulls, races, and evolution --
Health and disease: the children --
Growth and development --
Health and disease: the adults --
Case studies --
A bioethnography.
Responsibility: George J. Armelagos and Dennis P. Van Gerven.

Abstract:

A monumental synthesis of a half century of research, this book investigates three communities from the ancient Nubian civilization of the Nile River Valley. Excavations in this region first inspired  Read more...

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