Urbanisation and State Formation

DQasr Lawawat. A Garamantian settlement near Murzuq. Photograph: Toby Savagerawing on a large dossier of satellite imagery and aerial photography and a programme of radiocarbon dates, we are collating archaeological evidence of ancient settlements and field-systems in the Sahara. As well as creating a catalogue for future archaeological research we are using these data to model population and land-use dynamics in the Garamantian and Islamic periods.

 

 

 

For the conference on Urbanisation and State Formation, held in 2015, click here.

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