MedAfrica investigates the beginning of agriculture in the Nile Delta

MedAfrica investigates the beginning of agriculture in the Nile Delta

After the successful season in Morocco, Giulio flew to the opposite edge of Mediterranean Africa to join the fieldwork of the Imbaba Governorate Prehistoric Survey in the site of Merimde Beni Salama, one of the most important Neolithic sites in the whole North Africa and one of the earliest village settlements which arose along the Nile Valley, c. almost 7000 years ago.

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MedAfrica explores the shift from hunting-gathering to food producing economies in Northwestern Africa

MedAfrica explores the shift from hunting-gathering to food producing economies in Northwestern Africa

In the second half of November, Giulio had the great opportunity to spend two weeks at the INSAP (Institut National des Sciences de l’Archéologie et du Patrimoine), in Rabat, in order to study the ground tool and pebble assemblages from the archaeological sites of Ifri Oudadane and Ifri n’Etsedda.

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MedAfrica at the Science of Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technologies Conference

MedAfrica at the Science of Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technologies Conference

From 4 to 6 November 2017 Giulio took part in the SAEMT (Science of Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technologies) Conference, organised in Cairo by the Ministry of Egyptian Antiquities and a number of international archaeological institutes and universities (ARCE, AUC, DAIK, EES, IFAO).

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MedAfrica at the 2nd roundtable on 'Lithic industries in ancient Egypt from the Neolithic and Dynastic periods'

MedAfrica at the 2nd roundtable on 'Lithic industries in ancient Egypt from the Neolithic and Dynastic periods'

On Friday 3rd November 2017 Giulio Lucarini took part in the 2nd roundtable on 'Lithic industries in ancient Egypt from the Neolithic and Dynastic periods', organised by Clara Jeuthe (German Archaeological Institute, Cairo) at the Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale.

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