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NYAME AKUMA

CONTENTS (#28, April 1987)

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Editorial....................................................................................................................................1

Cameroun

Compte rendu du colloque international
      J.-M. Essomba....................................................................................................................2

Egypt

Palaeolithic sites in the Qena Bend
      P.M. Vermeersch et al........................................................................................................4

Gabon

1985 Fieldwork
      B. Clist................................................................................................................................6

The earliest Iron Age of West Central Africa
      L. Digombe et al...............................................................................................................11

Ghana

Volta Basin Research Project: 1984-85
      E.K. Agorsah....................................................................................................................11

News from the Department of Archaeology
      E.K. Agorsah....................................................................................................................14

Excavations at Elmina
      C.R. DeCorse....................................................................................................................15

Archaeological survey of early Asante sites
      P.L. Shinnie......................................................................................................................18

Kenya

Subsistence of Elmenteitan populations at Gogo Falls
      Karega-Munene................................................................................................................19

The Kapthurin Project, 1984 season
      F. Van Noten et al............................................................................................................20

Malawi

Recent iron-smelting in central Malawi
      D. Killick...........................................................................................................................27

Niger

On the dating of African metallurgical sites
      D. Killick...........................................................................................................................29

Nigeria

Ihiala bronzes: bronze or brass?
      E.E. Okafor......................................................................................................................30

Somalia

Late Stone Age hunter-gatherers of the Juba Valley
      M. Coltorti and M. Mussi.................................................................................................32

Buur Medow 1, a LSA site in the middle Juba Valley
      M. Mussi...........................................................................................................................33

Survey of the southern Somali coast
      H.C. Sanseverino..............................................................................................................37

Sudan

Kerma: 1984-1985 and 1985-1986 campaigns
      C. Bonnet..........................................................................................................................38

Gash Delta Project: 1985 field season
      R. Fattovich and S. Vitagliano.........................................................................................40

Temple complex 'Meroe 245-253'
      F.W. Hinkle.......................................................................................................................42

Reconstruction and restoration work: 1984-1985
      F.W. Hinkle.......................................................................................................................44

Neolithic pottery from Sarurab
      A.M. Khabir......................................................................................................................45

El Kanada, 1984-1985
      J. Reinold and P. Lenoble.................................................................................................46

Meroe 1984-1985
      P.L. Shinnie......................................................................................................................48

Zambia

The radiocarbon chronology of Luano
      M. Bisson..........................................................................................................................49

Zimbabwe

Iron Age Shona mortuary practices
      G. Mahachi.......................................................................................................................51

A Zimbabwe period burial site
      C. Tagart..........................................................................................................................54

Book Review.........................................................................................................................57

New Publications...................................................................................................................58

Announcements

Tenth Panafrican Congress.......................................................................................................59

International Association for the Study of African Metallurgy.....................................................59