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Title: The Archaeology and Heritage of the Sudanese Red Sea Region: Importance, findings, and challenges
Authors: Adam, Ahmed
Keywords: Red SeaArchaeologyHeritageSudanSurveySuakin
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Source: Ahmed Adam, "The Archaeology and Heritage of the Sudanese Red Sea Region: Importance, findings, and challenges", in: "Cultural and Linguistic Transition explored. Proceedings of the ATrA closing workshop Trieste, May 25-26, 2016", Ilaria Micheli (ed.), Trieste, EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2017, pp. 188-198
This paper seeks to shed a high light on the archaeological sites discovered in the area of Suakin, Arkaweet, and Sinkat as a part of the project of the department of Archaeology ß university of Khartoum, so, the archaeological sites discovered in this region belong to different periods such as Pre-Historic, Medieval, Islamic, and others are unknown, which means that the region used to link the Red Sea Cultures with those on the central Sudan and Egypt far north and Eretria in the east.
Through this study I am also seeking to evaluate the field work (Archaeological and Ethnographic) conducted in the area of Arkaweet and Sinkat town, and Suakin port, then to put a plan for the managing and protecting the archaeological sites and ethnographic materials. Therefore I will follow or apply a number of approaches in this study such as description, survey analysis of the sites and its contents as well a comparison will be made between the results of the present study with the results of the previous studies in the field of archeology and ethnography conducted on other sites in the Sudanese Red Sea Region. The historical sources will also be compared with the study findings.
Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 978-88-8303-821-1
eISBN: 978-88-8303-822-8
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