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356 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white with 12 colour plates

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Published Jun 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784913472

Digital: 9781784913489

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Le QSAR, type d’implantation humaine au Sahara: architecture du Sud Algérien

By Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya

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This volume, through the systematic analysis and comparison of some qṣūr of southeastern Algeria (Rīġ, Mzāb, Miya and al-Manī‘a), reveals common architectural features that can be used to identify a common type of qṣar in this region.



Abstract; Remerciements; Introduction : le qṣar, un phénomène saharien; I Présentation de la région étudiée; II Inventaire par site; III Le qṣar: une organisation urbaine complexe; Conclusion; Annexes; Glossaires; Bibliographie