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The Camel in the Nile Valley: New Radiocarbon Accelerator (AMS) Dates from Qaṣr Ibrîm
The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
Vol. 74 (1988), pp. 245-248
Published by: Egypt Exploration Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3821774
Page Count: 5
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Radiocarbon Accelerator (AMS) dates from Qaṣr Ibrîm demonstrate that camels were present in Nubia in the early first millennium BC. Other early evidence for the camel in the Nile Valley is reviewed, and the significance of the Qaṣr Ibrîm finds for the cultural history of Nubia is discussed.
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