Derek A. Welsby

Derek A. Welsby, while a curator in the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan at the British Museum, was the project director, and one of the field directors, of the SARS Amri to Kirbekan Survey from 1999 to 2007. He has directed excavations and surveys in Sudan on a wide range of sites since 1982. Many of the other contributors, from a variety of disciplines, participated in the fieldwork for one or more seasons.

BOOKS BY THIS CONTRIBUTOR

Gematon: Living and Dying in a Kushite Town on the Nile, Volume I

ed. Derek A. Welsby

The first of a set of three volumes publishing the excavations at the site of Kawa, Northern Dongola Reach, between 1997 and 2018 by the Sudan Archaeological Research Society. Volume I contains a detailed study of the excavations carried out in Areas A, B, C, and F, as well as the temenos gateway, Building Z1 and the Kushite cemetery R18. READ MORE

Hardback: £95.00 | Open Access

Archaeology by the Fourth Nile Cataract: Survey and Excavations on the left bank of the river and on the islands between Amri and Kirbekan, Volume I

Derek A. Welsby

The first in a series of volumes publishing results of surveys and excavations in the region of the Fourth Cataract, chapters focus on the palaeoenvironment in the concession area between Amri and Kirbekan, on the flora and toponyms, and on the folklore, agricultural practices, architecture and the lifestyles of the Manasir and Shaqiya inhabitants. READ MORE

Hardback: £65.00 | eBook: £16.00

Travelling the Korosko Road: Archaeological Exploration in Sudan’s Eastern Desert

ed. Derek A. Welsby

This volume publishes accounts of archaeological exploration carried out in the Sudanese Eastern Desert. A pioneering programme of expeditions along the so-called ‘Korosko Road’ revealed a rich archaeological landscape frequented over millennia, including gold-production areas and their associated settlements. READ MORE

Hardback: £60.00 | Open Access

A Kerma Ancien Cemetery in the Northern Dongola Reach

Derek A. Welsby

Presents the final report on the excavations of a Kerma Ancien cemetery discovered by the Sudan Archaeological Research Society during its Northern Dongola Reach Survey (1993-1997). It is one of the very few cemeteries of this date to have been fully excavated and provides interesting data on funerary culture as practised in a rural environment. READ MORE

Hardback: £58.00 | eBook: £16.00