Report of the Italian Archaeological Expedition to the Eastern Sudan

Dear Colleagues,

The following may be of interest to you:

A short report of the 2015 field season of the Italian Archaeological Expedition to the Eastern Sudan is now available online at: http://www.unior.it/userfiles/workarea_231/file/NL7/Notiziario%202015/005_Manzo.pdf.

Thank you.

Nubian Voices II: New Texts and Studies on Christian Nubian Culture

Dear Colleagues,
The Raphael Taubenschlag Foundation is pleased to present a brand new book for all interested in Christian Nubia and beyond:

Adam Lajtar, Grzegorz Ochala, Jacques van der Vliet (edd.), Nubian Voices II: New Texts and Studies on Christian Nubian Culture [= JJP Supplement 27], Warsaw 2015. Hard cover, ISBN 978-83-938425-7-5, 360 pp. (http://www.taubenschlagfoundation.org/ksiazki/jjp_s_27.html).

Click to view the Table of Contents

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Orders should be directed to Mr. Andrzej Mirończuk, secretary of the Foundation at a.mironczuk@uw.edu.pl.

All members and friends of ISNS are entitled to 30% of discount and free shipment until the end of February – in order to obtain it, please add ‘ISNS’ in the title of the e-mail.

Amara West Research Project

Today’s featured link is the blog of the Amara West Research Project.

The above link takes you to the first post of the 2015 season at Amara West.  The team has been blogging about their work on site since December 2012 (previous posts are available on the blog archives).

Additional information about the research project, the excavators and the archaeological site can be found here.

International Commission of the Later Prehistory of Northeastern Africa: Upcoming Symposium

The International Commission of the Later Prehistory of Northeastern Africa will host an International Symposium entitled ‘Desert and the Nile. Late Prehistory of the Nile Basin and the Sahara’ in Poznań, Poland on the 1st to 4th July, 2015.

Please consult the 1st Circular information concerning registration and deadlines for papers and posters.  Kindly send all queries to the organisers directly. Thank you.