Heritage Futures and Community Archaeology in Tanzania

The Kilwa Kisiwani site off the coast of Southern Tanzania was occupied from the 9th and was one of the most powerful settlements along the Swahili Coast. ¬†From the 13th to the 16th century, much of the trade in the …

April 3, 2019 | Archaeology


Footprints through our past

The investigation, appraisal, monitoring and management of cultural heritage requires quantifiable data not only of features that are extant but also of those features that cannot be seen today above ground or above the sea. Modern analytical methods provided by …

August 15, 2016 | Archaeology


The first common market

Long before we had mountains of grain and vast lakes of wine accumulating to excess across the continent our ancestors had worked out that the best entrepreneurial way to stay ahead was through trade with as wide a market as …

February 26, 2015 | Archaeology