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Day 28.08

Plenary session

William Y. Adams

Social class and local tradition in Nubia: the evidence from archaeology

Derek Welsby/Mohamed Ahmed Salah el-Din

The Merowe Dam Archaeological Salvage Project - summary of results

Stefan K. Jakobielski

Old Dongola. Monastery of the Holy Trinity, 2000-2006

Afternoon parallel sessions I


Room 1:

Gabor Lassanyi

Tumuli burials and the nomadic population of the Eastern Desert in Late Antiquity

Artur Ob³uski

Social history of Nobadia in the 5th - 6th centuries. Preliminary analysis

Eric D. McCann

Body modifications in ancient Sudan: expressions of individual and community identities


Room 2:

Marco Di Nunzio

Amm Adam Group: analytic problems and interpretative perspectives

Maria Kaczmarek

Dental morphological traits of the human skeletal population from the Neolithic site at Kadero in Central Sudan

Marek Ch³odnicki

The Neolithic of the Fourth Cataract


Room 3:

Angelika Lohwasser

News from the cemetery of Sanam

Louis Chaix

Animal exploitation during the Napatan and Meroitic periods in the Sudan

Gaffar Abbas El Hassan Gamal

Recent fieldworks at Gebel Barkal

Hussein Gisema Kabashi

Recent archaeological fieldwork at Abbasia site, Karima region (Napatan), seasons 2002-2004


Room 4:

Julia Budka

Humboldt University Nubian Expedition - a summary of three seasons of work of the Riverbank Group in the Fourth Cataract area

Claudia Näser

Humboldt University Nubian Expedition 2006: works on Mograt Island

Bogdan ¯urawski

Strongholds on the rocks. The 2003 aerial reconnaissance of the Fourth Cataract

Steven Edward Sidebotham

Nuri-Hamdan / Fourth Cataract Survey, January 2006

Afternoon parallel sessions II


Room 1:

Mahmoud El-Tayeb

Excavations at El-Zuma

Edyta Klimaszewska-Drabot

Pottery assemblage from Tanqasi cemetery

Piotr Osypiñski

El-Sadda 1 - Post-Meroitic cemetery on the Fourth Cataract. Status report

Patrice Lenoble

La ceramique meroitique tardive (3e-5e siecles) dans le Sudan Centrale

Marta Osypiñska

Animal remains from the Post-Meroitic burials


Room 2:

George Arthur Herbst

UCSB 00_01: preliminary assessments of a Late Neolithic settlement site at the Nile Third Cataract

Agata Sander/George Arthur Herbst

The rock art at USCB 05_05, a Late Neolithic site west of the Third Nile Cataract

Awad Mukhtar Nasir Amal

Remarks on the prehistoric period of the Third Cataract Region

Gismallah El Saeed Amel Hassan

Rock drawing from the Third Cataract

Fadl Tahir Yahia

Palaeoenvironmental implications of zooarchaeological remains from Wadi Farja in the Third Cataract Region


Room 3:

Dan'el Kahn

Divided Kingdom. Co-regency, or sole rule in the kingdom(s) of Egypt-and-Kush

Alexey K. Vinogradov

On the supposed co-regencies in Kush: revising the enthronement account of Irikeamannote

Roberto Gozzoli

Kawa V: the four wonders and the Royal Mother

Penelope Aubin

The outcome of prince Taharqa's military expedition to Judah in 701 BCE

Lewis R. Peake

The Invisible Superpower: a review of the geopolitical status of Kushite (25th Dynasty) Egypt at the height of its powers and a historiographic analysis of the regime's legacy


Day 29.08

Plenary session

Matthieu Honegger

The beginning of the Neolithic in Nubia: new results from the recent excavations in the Kerma area

Charles Bonnet

The Egyptian occupation during the New Kingdom at Dukki Gel. Archaeological results

Dominique Valbelle

Recent epigraphic data in Doukki Gel

Dietrich Wildung

Naga: new facts, new questions (28-31 Aug)

Catherine Berger-El Naggar

L'apport du site de Sedeinga a l'histoire de la Nubie, d'apres les fouilles archeologiques

Afternoon parallel sessions I


Room 1:

Piotr O. Scholz

Noch einmal zum frühen Auftreten der Christen in Nubien

Bo¿ena Rostkowska

Mediterranean world and Christian Nubia

Marzanna A. Romaniuk

The character of Nubian monasticism. Social significance


Room 2:

Simone Lanna

Prehistoric human occupation in the Nubian Eastern Desert: an overview

Jacek Kabaciñski/Micha³ Kobusiewicz/Romuald Schild

Burial practices by the Final Neolithic pastoralists of Gebel Ramlah, Western Desert of Egypt

Fenna Godhoff

From the Nile to the desert? The site Conical Hill 0214 in the lower Wadi Howar

Birgit Keding

The puzzle of the Neolithic-Iron Age transition in the Ennedi Mountains, Northeastern Chad


Room 3:

Jacke S. Phillips

'Mat-impressed' ceramics from the SDRS survey

Teodozja Rzeuska

Nubian-influenced pottery of the Middle Kingdom on Elephantine

Brigitte Gratien

Surveys in the Western Kordofan around Zankor and Abu Sofyan

Eisa Adam Khidir

The White Nile survey & salvage excavations. Sixth season - 2005

Andrea Manzo

Nubian sherds at Mersa Gawasis. Typological remarks and a tentative interpretation


Room 4:

Ma³gorzata Daszkiewicz/Ewa Bobryk/Hans-Peter Wotzka/Gerwulf Schneider

Analysis of functional properties of pottery from Boni Island

Hassan Bakhiet Khalid Fawzi

Rock art from the Fifth & Fourth Cataracts (Sudan)

Marek M. Lemiesz

Excavations of the Polish Archaeological Mission and the International Middle Nile Rescue Project on the cemeteries of Hagar el-Beida and Shamkhiya (Fourth Cataract) in seasons 2005-2006

Cornelia Kleinitz/Pawel Wolf

Marking processes in architectural and in 'natural' landscapes: The graffiti of Musawwarat es Sufra and the rock art of the Fourth Nile Cataract in a comparative perspective

Afternoon parallel sessions II


Room 1:

Mohamed Salih Ali Osman

Medieval archaeology of the Third Cataract Region

Daniela Billig

A Late Nubian Church in the Fourth Cataract: US022.A

Dobrochna Zieliñska

Edifice without parallel: the Cruciform Building on the Citadel in Old Dongola

Krzysztof Pluskota

Old Dongola: the pottery


Room 2:

Bruce B. Williams

A-Group Society

Daniele Michaux-Colombot

New considerations on the Qustul incense burner iconography

Birgit Glück

The Proto-C-Group in Lower Nubia

Henriette Hafsaas

Between Kush and Egypt: the C-Group people of Lower Nubia during the Second Intermediate Period

Uffe Steffensen

Re-examination of the mortuary material from Cemetery North and the C-Group settlement at Aniba: chronological investigation of the endogenous changes of a Lower Nubian C-Group society


Room 3:

Amarillis Pompei

Names of the Kushite crowns: some notes

Eléonore Kormysheva

Temples and gods in New Kingdom - Graeco/Roman Nubia (problems of religious syncretism)

Alexey K. Vinogradov

The role of the temple in the enthronement procedure of the Kushites

Muhammad Jalal Hashim

The verbid: from Old Nubian to Nobiin (A tribute to late Prof. G. M. Browne)


Day 30.08

Plenary session

Romuald Schild

The megaliths of Nabta

Steffen Wenig

Ten years of excavations at Musawwarat el-Sufra, 1995 - 2004

Jean Leclant

Etudes meroitiques

Laszlo Török

From chiefdom to "segmentary state". Meroitic studies - personal view

W³odzimierz Godlewski

The official program of the Petros Cathedral in Pachoras

Afternoon parallel sessions I


Room 1:

Tomas Hägg

Nubian Greek revisited

Jacques Van der Vliet/Adam £ajtar

The edition of the Coptic and Greek inscriptions from Qasr Ibrim (1963-1988). A preview

Joost L. Hagen

Angels, Blemmyes, Creatures, Domestikoi, Evangelists and more: progress report on the EES Coptic manuscripts from Qasr Ibrim 1963-1988

Alexandros Tsakos

On the Medieval inscriptional material from the Fourth and Fifth Cataracts of the Nile


Room 2:

Alexandre A. Nemirovskiy

The letter of Aaweserre Ipepi to the ruler of Kush and the Hyksos-Nubian relations

El-Sayed Ahmed Mahfouz

L'expedition de Sesostris III au pays de Pount

Giacomo Cavillier

The Sherden in Nubia at the end of the Ramesside Age: new perspectives and researches

Ossama Abdel Wareth Abdel Meguid Hassoun

Nubian soldiers in the Egyptian army


Room 3:

Ivan A. Ladynin

Nectanebo in Ethiopia: a commentary to Diod. XVI.51.1

Adam £ukaszewicz

Cornelius Gallus and the beginnings of Roman policy in Nubia

Luisa Bongrani

From Philae to Rome: documents of religious history

Maria Iride Pasquali

Hypothesis on new evidence of the Meroitic civilization out of the boundaries of the Nubia: the religious and symbolic meaning of amphibian representations


Room 4:

Micha³ Sip

Hagar el-Beida 11: a Kerma cemetery on the Fourth Cataract

Zbigniew Borcowski/Henryk Paner/Aleksandra Pud³o

Funerary customs in the GAME Fourth Cataract Concession in the light of C-14 analysis

El¿bieta Ko³osowska/Mahmoud El-Tayeb

Napatan settlement at Wadi Umm Rahau - Fourth Cataract Region

Cornelia Kleinitz

An assault on the senses: three seasons of research on visual and acoustic elements of the rock art landscapes in the SARS concession above the Fourth Nile Cataract

Afternoon parallel sessions II


Room 1:

Dobrochna Zieliñska

The iconographical program of Nubian churches - progress report based on the new reconstruction project

Ma³gorzata Martens-Czarnecka

Two unique murals from the Monastery on Kom H in Old Dongola

Magdalena £apta¶

Archangels as protectors and guardians in the Nubian painting

Bo¿ena Mierzejewska

Intercessio perpetua. Nubians and their heavenly allies in painting

Bo¿ena Rostkowska

Some comments on Nubian rulers' iconography - 5th - 15th century


Room 2:

Carola Vogel

Master architects in ancient Nubia: space-saving solutions in Middle Kingdom fortresses

Andrea Manzo/Kathryn A. Bard/Rodolfo Fattovich

Mersa Gawasis and the Pharaonic trade to Punt in the first half of the 2nd millennium BC

Vincent Rondot

Une stele inedite au nom de Sesostris III a Nauri (pays Mahas)


Room 3:

Abdelrahman Mohammed Faroug

New study about Napatan, Meroitic and Post-Meroitic iron objects

Svetlana Bersina

Les anneaux en métail avec les portraits des reines meroïtiques

Marek M. Lemiesz/Ma³gorzata Winiarska-Kabaciñska

Meroitic and Post-Meroitic archer's rings again. Some remarks on traseology and functional analysis of objects from collection of the Poznan Archaeological Museum


Day 31.08

Plenary session

Claude Rilly

Enemy Brothers. Kinship and Relationship Between Meroites and Nubians (Nuba)

Pamela Rose

Recent research at Qasr Ibrim

Stuart Tyson Smith

Tombos and the transition from New Kingdom to the Napatan Period in Upper Nubia

Bogdan ¯urawski

The churches of Banganarti (2002-2006)

Adam £ajtar

Late Christian Nubia as seen through the Banganarti inscriptions

Afternoon parallel sessions I


Room 1:

Isabella Welsby Sjøstrom

Kurgus: the fort and cemeteries

Marcin Wiewióra

El Suegi and Kaldob: two fortified settlements near the Fourth Cataract. Preliminary report on archaeological-architectural investigations


Room 2:

Brigitte Gratien

New discoveries on Kerma Moyen and Kerma classique settlements - Gism el-Arba 2005-2006

Alfredo Castiglioni/Angelo Castiglioni/Charles Bonnet

L'or de Kerma

Zakareya Ragab Abdelmageed

The boundaries of Kerma after the new excavations on the Fourth Cataract

Stuart Tyson Smith/George Arthur Herbst

The Kerma Culture beyond the Fourth Cataract: continuity in pottery styles from the UCSB concesion to the Dongola Reach


Room 3:

Claudia Näser/Thomas Scheibner

Humboldt University excavations at Musawwarat el-Sufra: the Great Hafir

Julie Renée Anderson/Mohamed Ahmed Salah el-Din

Bread, the staff of life: recent discoveries at Dangeil, Nile State

Krzysztof Grzymski

Gebel Adda revisited

Afternoon parallel sessions II


Room 1:

Randi Håland

Porridge and pot, bread and oven. Food ways and symbolism in Africa and the Near East, from the Neolithic to the present

Nettie K. Adams

Political affinities and economic fluctuations: the evidence from the textiles

Karol Piasecki

The anthropological structure of ancient Nubia

Dorian Q. Fuller

Cash crops, susbsistence shifts and changing political economies (from the New Kingdom to the Late Meroitic period)

Gerald Lauche

Sitte Masmas - life and work of Gertrud von Massenbach (1883-1975)


Room 2:

Mohammed Abd el-Hady

Nubia as an ancient Egyptian center of civilization

Ahmed Babikir Siddig

The contribution of archaeology and heritage in making the present and future of the Sudan


Room 3:

Joanna Kociankowska-Bo¿ek

Meroitic cemetery in Faras - some remarks

Maria Luisa De Gasperis

Particular funeral offering typologies from Nubia

Abdelrahman Mohammed Faroug

The unfurnished graves between the Fifth and Sixth Cataracts (Meroitic to Islamic period)


Day 01.09

Plenary session

Friederike Jesse

A time of experimentation? - The 4th and 3rd millennia BC in Wadi Howar, Northwestern Sudan

Krzysztof Grzymski

Recent research at the palaces and temples of Meroe: a contribution to the study of Meroitic civilization

Alessandro Roccati

The Italian archaeological expedition to Gebel Barkal/Napata

Timothy Kendall

Why did Taharqa build his tomb at Nuri?

Afternoon parallel sessions I


Room 1:

Intisar Elzein Soghayroun

Al- Khandaq: city striving to survive

Mohammed Musa Faisal

The transference of kingship from the Anaj to the Funj in Sinnar Kingdom

Laurence M.V. Smith

Suakin Project 2002-2006: history, archaeology and finds


Room 2:

Francesco Castellani

Sur les suffixes de la langue meroitique: quelques considerations morphologiques et phonetiques

Mahmoud Abdalla Abdelgadir

Macadam's "Golden Treasury": justifications of the readings of the names of members of the ancient Sudanese royal family (Napatan-Meroitic)

Richard A. Lobban

Structural comparison of three long Meroitic texts


Room 3:

Sergio Barberini

Gebel Barkal 1998 - planning of a two dimensional reconstruction

Tim Karberg

Terrace temples in Nubia - first steps towards a comparative study

Loredana Sist

Features of Meroitic architecture in Napata

Michael H. Zach

Human sacrifice in Meroitic religious life?

Afternoon parallel sessions II


Room 1:

Costanza De Simone

Activities in favor of the preservation of the Nubia Heritage at the UNESCO Cairo Office

Michael D.S. Mallinson

Projects for the Sudan National Museum - museum and conservation work in Sudan

Aminata Sackho-Autissier

Le Soudan au musée du Louvre : un aperçu de la collection et projet d'une galerie soudanaise


Room 2:

Bakhit Suleiman Awad el-Karim

The Nubian names of some villages in Shendi Area

Eugenio Fantusati

Three "Italian" graffiti from Semna West and Bagrawiya North


Room 3:

Howeida Mohamed Adam

One century of fieldwork in ancient Meroe City (material culture)

Taha Babiker Nada

The importance of Musawwarat among Meroitic cities

Dobies³awa Bagiñska

The pottery in Meroe

Maria Novella Sordi

Gebel Barkal: a new excavation in area B 2200


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