Post-Pleistocene Socio-Economic Developments in the Northern Ethiopian/Eritrean Highlands: a case study from Aksum, Tigray (Ethiopia)

Description

PhD research project (University of Cambridge); archaeological regional survey (1995); excavation of the LSA site of Anqqer Baahti (1996); excavation of the site of Baahti Nebait (1997).

Key findings

1999. Post-Pleistocene Socio-Economic Developments in the Northern Ethiopian/Eritrean Highlands: A Case Study from Aksum (Tigray). Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology and Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge.

And in:

1998. ‘Investigating the earliest food producing communities of the northern Ethiopian highlands: a case study from Aksum, Tigray’ Nyame Akuma 49: 35-43.

2001. ‘The Aksum Long-blades: a late Pleistocene/early Holocene mode 4 lithic industry from northern Ethiopia’ Nyame Akuma 55: 23-31.

1996. James Swan Fund, University of Oxford, £2000.

1996. Joan and Leonard Gluckstein Fund, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, £500.

1997. James Swan Fund, University of Oxford, £2000.

1997. Joan and Leonard Gluckstein Fund, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, £500.


1996. ‘Survey’ in D. Phillipson, A. Reynolds et al., ‘B.I.E.A. excavations at Aksum, northern Ethiopia, 1995’ Azania 31: 99-147.

1999. ‘The later prehistory of Aksum’ in D. Phillipson and J. Phillips, ‘B.I.E.A. excavations at Aksum 1993-1996: a preliminary report’ Journal of Ethiopian Studies 31/2: 1-56.

2000. ‘New perspectives on the Late Stone Age of northern Ethiopia: excavations at Anqqer Baahti, Aksum, 1996’ Azania 35: 21-51.

2000. ‘Excavations at Baahti Nebait, Aksum, northern Ethiopia, 1997’ Azania 35: 53-73.

2007 (2011 paperback edition). The Archaeology of Ethiopia. London: Routledge.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/10/9531/05/99