With a group of BaTwa (pygmy) women potters, with whom we've worked to enhance production and sales of their wonderful pots - fantastic for cooking and serving. To see the 2 blogs on this work enter 'batwa pots' into the search engine located just above this picture. Blog entries throughout this site are about Africa, as well as about the Middle East and life in general - reflecting over 35 years of work and research in Africa and the Middle East – Come and join me!
- 348,486 695
CopyrightAll material on this site remains copyright of DIANABUJA' BLOG 2015. Site Powered by Website.com
Top Posts & Pages
- Baking Emmer Bread in Ancient Egypt – Discoveries from Amarna
- Farming in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt – What Happened to the Producers?
- Grain Taxes and The Advanced Papyrological Information System (APIS)
- Crocodile Cartonnage and Classical Manuscripts – Tebtunis, Fayum-Egypt
- Affairs of Goat-herders and Goose-herders in Ancient Egypt
- Ptolemaic Decrees and Administration from the Fayum
- Baking Holy Bread in the Coptic Monasteries of the Eastern Desert of Egypt [qurban; ‘urban]
- A Pickled Goose and Two Pillows – Cuisine and Comfort in Ptolemaic Egypt, 9 May 137 B.C.
- The Magicality of Cuisine 4: A Special Dish for a Woman Cultivator, 19th Century Liberia, West Africa
- An Account of the Plague in Barbary, North Africa, 1799 – Part II
And then they said …
- dianabuja on Baking Emmer Bread in Ancient Egypt – Discoveries from Amarna
- ritaroberts on Baking Emmer Bread in Ancient Egypt – Discoveries from Amarna
- ritaroberts on Farming in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt – What Happened to the Producers?
- dianabuja on Crocodile Cartonnage and Classical Manuscripts – Tebtunis, Fayum-Egypt
- ritaroberts on Crocodile Cartonnage and Classical Manuscripts – Tebtunis, Fayum-Egypt
Blogs I Follow
Some great posts:
- Follow DIANABUJA'S BLOG: Africa, The Middle East, Agriculture, History and Culture on WordPress.com
- Baking Emmer Bread in Ancient Egypt - Discoveries from Amarna - The site of the excavations being discussed... tmblr.co/ZPfIDw1gj8dSztweet to @dianabuja 1 day ago
- Farming in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt - What happened to Producer - Farming in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt –... tmblr.co/ZPfIDw1gd-Z-6tweet to @dianabuja 2 days ago
- Grain Taxes and The Advanced Papyrological Information System (APIS) - Grain Taxes and The Advanced... tmblr.co/ZPfIDw1gYm_Mctweet to @dianabuja 3 days ago
- Ptolemaic Decrees and Administration from the Fayum - More Ptolmaic Loans An example of a retrieved... tmblr.co/ZPfIDw1gICubntweet to @dianabuja 6 days ago
- Crocodile Cartonnage and Classical Manuscripts - Tebtunis, Fayum-Egypt - Crocodile Cartonnage and Classical... tmblr.co/ZPfIDw1g80hnvtweet to @dianabuja 1 week ago
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
A few members of the tribe
Hieroglyph ListLearn how to readEgyptian hieroglyphs for free!- See more at: http://www.egyptianhieroglyphs.net/the-essentials/#sthash.iAzP1E6T.dpuf
Category Archives: Humanitarian Assistance
See on – Africa and Beyond By Jonathan Finnighan Helping the most vulnerable farmers adapt to climate change – lessons from a Farm Africa project The first thing that strikes me about Mwangangi’s farm is that it looks abando… …The … Continue reading
Unusually heavy rains have caused havoc across much of east Africa, displacing thousands of people and damaging important infrastructure… In Burundi, flood-affected areas include the northwestern region of Bubanza, Bujumbura City and the plains of Imbo along the shores of … Continue reading
Part 1 of this blog discussed the different steps used by smallholders here in Burundi in cultivating, harvesting and processing beans. Below, a few more notes on these steps – together with thoughts on the challenges of emergency seed distribution following … Continue reading
[First posted 24 Oct 2009 Revised 04 November 2011] With the Horn of Africa so much in the news now, I am updating and reposting several links that focus on limited resources in the area. Summary: The importance of the relationship … Continue reading
[First posted May 2010, Updated 30 October 2011] David Livingstone captured the imagination of Europeans and Americans in the 19th Century, many of whom saw missionizing as THE way to ‘civilize’ African populations. I shall content myself with showing to you that even … Continue reading
[First posted in 2009, Updated 26 October 2011] Pt. 1 of this entry explained how Batwa pots are made, and noted that as metal and plastic enter the market, the pots are being increasingly marginalized – thus further undermining the … Continue reading