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Shanga : the archaeology of a Muslim trading community on the coast of East Africa / by Mark Horton ; with contributions by Helen W. Brown and Nina Mudida.

Author/Creator:
Horton, Mark (Mark Chatwin)
Publication:
London : British Institute in Eastern Africa, 1996.
Series:
Memoir (British Institute in Eastern Africa) ; no. 14.
Memoir (British Institute in Eastern Africa)
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 458 pages : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm.
Subjects:
Shanga (Extinct city)
Muslims -- Kenya -- Shanga (Extinct city)
Mosques -- Kenya -- Shanga (Extinct city)
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Kenya -- Shanga (Extinct city)
Excavations (Archaeology)
Mosques.
Muslims.
Kenya -- Shanga (Extinct city)
Opgravingen.
Swahili (volk)
Handel.
Islamieten.
-- fre Musulmans -- Kenya -- Shanga (ville ancienne).
Fouilles archéologiques -- Kenya -- Shanga (ville ancienne)
Shanga (ville ancienne)
Archäologische Stätte.
Kenia.
Shanga.
Ausgrabung.
Shanga.
Contents:
The strategy of archaeological research
Shanga and the Lamu archipelago
The stone town of Shanga
Tombs and cemeteries
Macro-stratigraphy and spatial structure
Excavations in the east and north
Excavations to the west of the Friday Mosque : trench 6-10
The Friday Mosque
Excavations below the Friday mosque
Architecture : materials, function and evolution
Pottery of East African manufacture
Imported pottery
Glass vessels
Beads and bead-making
The domestic economy
Metalworking and metal objects
The coins
Subsistence at Shanga : the faunal record
The chronology and development of Shanga
Swahili settlement and trading systems
Shanga and Swahili history.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 444-454) and index.
Contributor:
Brown, Helen W.
Mudida, Nina.
Other format:
Online version: Horton, Mark (Mark Chatwin). Shanga.
ISBN:
187256609X
9781872566092
OCLC:
36402485
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