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DONGOLA 2008–2009
DONGOLA 2008–2009

Author(s): Włodzimierz Godlewski, Cristobal Calaforra-Rzepka
Subject(s): Archaeology
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Dongola; Citadel; Throne Hall; Makuria; Nubia; settlement (site P); South Dongola (SDONG ) – Abandoned Village; geophysics

Summary/Abstract: The two seasons, in 2008 and 2009, of the expedition of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, digging in Dongola, covered continued excavations of the area of the Citadel, the monastery on Kom H and the Mosque, which had once been the Throne Hall of the Makurian kings. Work continued on recording general site topography and a geophysical survey was conducted in an area of the town with masonry architecture (site P) in the northern part of the urban agglomeration. Documentation work was carried out also on the site of a 17th–19th century village called Old Dongola in the southern part of the town.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: XXI
  • Page Range: 289-314
  • Page Count: 26
  • Language: English