Archives par mot-clé : Geoarchaeology

Megalithic Landscape: First Abaya archaeological mission

TERRAIN / FIELDWORK

First Abaya archaeological mission

(Gedeo, SNNPR; Guji, Oromia)

January 11-25, February 20 – March 10, 2018

by Vincent Ard & Anne-Lise Goujon

 

The region east of Lake Abaya is renowned for its numerous megalithic sites (over 130 have been inventoried so far) but little is known about their chronology and their function. Previous research there had revealed great technological and stylistic variability of megalithic monuments and the existence of possible distinct chronological phases. In order to fill numerous gaps in our understanding of the megalithic societies of this region, an archaeological mission was led during winter 2018 by Vincent Ard (CNRS, TRACES) and Anne-Lise Goujon (Université Paris 10, PréTech), with the support of the Cfee and the French Embassy.

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Portrait of Dr. Laurent Bruxelles on Replay

DOCUMENTAIRE / DOCUMENTARY

‘The Adventurer and the Cradle of Humankind’

Portrait of Dr. Laurent Bruxelles 

 

By Wandrille Lanos, Philippe Maire, Cédric Baume, Marielle Krouk.

A portrait of Dr. Laurent Bruxelles, geomorphologist at INRAP (French National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research) and IFAS-Research, Johanesburg, (French Institute of South Africa), team member of numerous Cfee research projects (including LSA Sequence, Lalibela, Ifat, Gedeo) was filmed during recent fieldwork in Djibouti and South Africa.

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CFEE SEMINAR: Geoarchaeology and Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of the site of Wakarida

SÉMINAIRE / SEMINAR

CFEE Seminar Past and Present: History, Memory and Heritage
(2017-2018)

4ème séance / 4th session: Human occupation and environmental evolutions since the 6th millennium BCE around the aksumite site of Wakarida (Northern Tigray, Ethiopia)
by Ninon Blond

Mardi 28 novembre 2017, 14h-16h, Bibliothèque d’études éthiopiennes Berhanou Abebe (CFEE) / Tuesday 28 November 2017, 2-4 PM, Berhanou Abebe Library of Ethiopian Studies (CFEE).

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