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Final Project: The Early Dynastic Mastabas at Saqqara – A Spatial Analysis

Details of a group assignment by a member of the UCLA class that conducted this interesting exercise. Published archaeological plans of north Saqqara are laid on the satellite imagery, geo-referenced, and the building footprints are traced into the GIS and digitized: “Methods: … Continue reading

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Sorghum ‘Stew’, Dry Land Bamboo – & Spatial Analysis in the Gum Arabic Belt of Sudan

The last blog  entry mentioned that in the area of the Blue Nile in which Sir Samuel Baker was traveling in 1861 there had been extensive stands of dry land bamboo, and that in the early 1990’s I was part … Continue reading

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