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Colour plate I. View across Wadi Kubbaniya, looking south, located about 10km north of Aswan, Egypt.

Colour plate II. Excavations at Late Paleolithic Site E-78-4 in the floor of Wadi Kubbaniya. Note occupation layer with stone-filled hearth within a phytogenic dune consisting of alternating bands of aeolian sand and dark Nile silt. Late Paleolithic.


Colour plate III. Nabta Playa, about 100km west of Abu Simbel. Small, stone tumulus overlying pit containing an articulated young adult cow. Late Neolithic.

Colour plate IV. Nabta Playa. Excavation of largest Complex Structure or Shrine, with the large stone sculpture partially exposed. Late Neolithic.

Colour plate V. Nabta Playa. The large stone sculpture found at the largest Complex Stone Structure or Shrine. Note shaped side and flared, head-like end. Late Neolithic.


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S n07 wendorfForty Years of Archaeological Research in Sudanese and Egyptian Nubia  

by F. Wendorf — Sudan & Nubia, No 7, published by The Sudan Archaeological Research Society, 2003

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