University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Susan Keech McIntosh

Forgotten Tells of Mali

New Evidence of Urban Beginnings in West Africa

By: Roderick J. McIntosh and Susan Keech McIntosh

The regular reader of Expedition and, almost certainly, every professional archae¬≠ologist has at one time or another experi¬≠enced the spell cast over the imagination by the ancient settlement mounds of early floodplain civilizations. Once teeming with thousands, they now lie dry and bare under a relentless sun. The Asian alluvium, of course, comes foremost to […]