CONTENTS (#72, December 2009) 

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Obituary: Dr. G.G.Y. Mgomezulu (1948-2009)

Historical Archaeology in the Highlands of Southern Ethiopia: preliminary findings.
        Kathryn Weedman Arthur, John W. Arthur, Matthew C. Curtis, Bizayehu Lakew,      Josephine Lesur-Gebremariam, and Johannes Ethiopia

Why the Tumtuu are Not Marginalized: New Perspectives on the Positions of the Smiths in Western Ethiopia, Wollega
        Temesgen Burka

Fugitive Slave Communities in 19th Century Kenya: A Preliminary Report on Recent Archaeological and Historical Research.
          Lydia Wilson Marshall

Revisiting African Bloom Refining Technology in Tanzania

          Edwinus Chrisantus Lyaya

Archaeological Exploration of the Mikindani Region of the Southern Tanzanian Coast
          Matthew Pawlowicz  

Excavation of 19th Century Trade Halts in North-eastern Tanzania: A Preliminary Report    
         Thomas John Biginagwa

Preliminary Results of Excavations in Impala and Ngabaa Rock Shelters, Hwange National Park, ZimbabwePreliminary Results of Excavations in Impala and Ngabaa Rock Shelters, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

          Teresa Wriston and Gary Haynes


Preliminary Report on the Excavations at Bagofit and Mampang, East Province, Cameroon.
           Silja V. Meyer, Connie Meister, Manfred K. H. Eggert

A Hunter-Gatherer Community in the Rain Forest Belt of Southwestern Nigeria
          R.A. Alabi, J.O. Aleru, A.O. Opadeji, and A. Usman

Cultural Landscape Adaptation and Management among the Berom of Central Nigeria        
 Samuel Oluwole Ogundele and James Lumowo

Transformation in the Era of the Atlantic World: The Central Region Project, Coastal Ghana 2007-2008        

          Christopher R. DeCorse, Greg Cook, Rachel Horlings, Andrew Pietruszka, Samuel Spiers