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Bioarchaeology of Nubia Expedition

Dr Brenda Baker

This three-year project looks at the evolving identity of the region's past peoples and population movement in the area through the survey and excavation of ancient burial sites in the Fourth Cataract region of Sudan, as well as the study of recovered remains.

This three-year project involves the survey and excavation of ancient burial sites in the Fourth Cataract region of Sudan, as well as the study of recovered remains. Using an interdisciplinary approach that includes bioarchaeology, rock art, lithics and an exploration of land-use change through the ages, researchers will investigate the evolving identity of the region's past peoples and population movement in the area.

In the News:
ASU Now Article

Funding Source:
Qatar-Sudan Archaeological Project Initiative 

Brenda Baker, Arizona State University School of Human Evolution and Social Change
Geoffrey Clark, Arizona State University School of Human Evolution and Social Change
Chris Sevara, University of Vienna Initiative College for Archaeological Prospection