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A Collection of African Red Slip Ware in the Náprstek Museum

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A group of six specimens of Late Roman pottery from the region of North Africa forms part of collections of the Náprstek Museum. The group comprises of vessels from several different functional types, forming a representative sample of the pottery production of the region. The paper discusses the setting of the individual vessels in the North African ceramic production, their dating, and provenance.

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Preliminary Report on the Fourteenth Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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The fourteenth excavation season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga focused on archaeological exploration of the Typhonium (WBN 200) and its immediate surroundings, exploration of cemetery WBN C200 and on conservation of structures located in Central Wad Ben Naga.

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Preliminary Report on the Eleventh Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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The eleventh excavation season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga focused on the rescue excavations around the rail track intersecting the western part of the archaeological site, excavations around the so-called Circular Building (WBN 50), conservation of the Palace of Queen Amanishakheto (WBN 100) and other minor projects.

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Preliminary Report on the Tenth Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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The tenth excavation season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga focused on the rescue excavations around the rail track intersecting the archaeological site, in the course of which the kom H (of Frederic Cailliaud) was explored. Another task of the season was the partial re-excavation of the Eastern Temple (WBN 500) focused on the earliest occupation of the location. Furthermore, another part of the cemetery WBN C200 was explored.

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Preliminary Report on the Twelfth Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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The twelfth excavation season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga focused on archaeological exploration of the Typhonium (WBN 200) and the Palace of Queen Amanishakheto (WBN 100), and on conservation of structures located in Central Wad Ben Naga.

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Preliminary Report on the Geophysical Survey of Central Wad Ben Naga

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Within the framework of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga, a non-invasive, geophysical survey was conducted at the archaeological site of Wad Ben Naga, Sudan, in the course of the mission’s fifteenth season. The objective of the survey was to explore selected parts of Central Wad Ben Naga, to map surface and subsurface structures. Almost 500 distinct anomalies were detected using a ten-sensor gradiometer array LEA MAX and interpreted in the context of the site’s development.

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Preliminary Report on the Sixteenth Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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During its seventeenth excavation season, the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga continued with the exploration of the so-called Palace of Queen Amanishakheto at Wad Ben Naga (WBN 100), as well as with the excavation and protection of the kom located behind the rail track. During the season, the complex of the so-called Isis Temple at Wad Ben Naga (WBN 300) began to be explored. Based on the previous magnetometric survey, a Meroitic kiosk (WBN 390) was unearthed and documented.

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Preliminary Report on the Seventeenth Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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The seventeenth excavation season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga focused on the continued exploration of the so-called Isis Temple (WBN 300), the Palace of Queen Amanishakheto (WBN 100), and cemetery WBN C260.

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Preliminary Report on the Thirteenth Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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The thirteenth excavation season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga focused on archaeological exploration of the Typhonium (WBN 200) and the nearby cemetery WBN C200, as well as on conservation of structures located in Central Wad Ben Naga.

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Preliminary Report on the Fifteenth Excavation Season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga

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The fifteenth excavation season of the Archaeological Expedition to Wad Ben Naga focused on the archaeological exploration of the Palace of Queen Amanishakheto (WBN 100) and rescue excavation of a kom located in the exclave of the archaeological site west of the railway (WBN 1000 and WBN C220).

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