Dotawo vol. 4 now available

Dear Colleagues,
The following announcement may be of interest to you:

The editors of Dotawo: A Journal of Nubian Studies are pleased to announce the October 2017 publication of Volume 4 on Nubian place names and place-naming. The contents of the journal can be found online for free at and available for purchase in print form at

We thank guest editors Robin Seignobos and Alexandros Tsakos and all of our authors for their hard work on this volume.

Giovanni Ruffini & Vincent van Gerven Oei


Cahiers de l’École du Louvre Numéro 9: Naga

Dear Colleagues,
The following publication concerning Naga, may be of interest to you.

Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la mise en ligne du dernier numéro des Cahiers de l’École du Louvre, dans lequel vous pourrez retrouver l’article « Naga, ville royale ».

Il est disponible à cette adresse :

Judith et Françoise

Judith Bargues
École du Louvre
Service des Éditions et colloques

Publication on the Neolithic cemetery at Ghaba

Dear Colleagues

The Section Française de la direction des antiquités du Soudan is pleased to announce the publication of the monograph “Ghaba. An early Neolithic cemetery in Central Sudan” edited by S. Salvatori, D. Usai & Y. Lecointe.

The monograph includes two volumes, a first one devoted to analysis of the material and the overall context, and a second one the catalogue of all graves.

It is available at the SFDAS and on the site of Africa Magna Verlag:

Sincerely yours,

Vincent Francigny
Director SFDAS

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. (

Click to view the Table of Contents


Orders should be directed to Mr. Andrzej Mirończuk, secretary of the Foundation at

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.

A short guide to the ancient site of Naga (Sudan)

Dear Colleagues,

The archaeological mission to Naga is please to announce that the new guide to Naga is now available online and can be downloaded as a free PDF here:

Dr. Julie Anderson
Honorary Secretary ISNS




Proceedings of the 11th International Conference for Meroitic Studies (Vienna 2008)

Dear Colleagues,
The following may be of interest to you:

With great pleasure I can announce that the Proceedings of the 11th International Conference for Meroitic Studies (Vienna 2008) have just appeared. The volume comprises x + 622 pages and unites 59 contributions. It can be ordered at a price of 100 Euro (+ p. & p.) respectively 80 Euro for contributors via

You may consult the Table of Contents for details.

Kind regards and best wishes for the New Year,

Michael Zach

The Guide to Dongola – ancient Tungul

An archaeological guide to Old Dongola, Sudan, may be of interest to you: The Guide to Dongola – ancient Tungul by Włodzimierz Godlewski.  It is now available online at the following address: