Horn of Africa Ethnoarchaeology


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Arthur, John W. 2002.Pottery Use-Alteration as an Indicator of Socioeconomic Status: An Ethnoarchaeological Study of the Gamo of Ethiopia, Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, Volume 9(4): 331-355.


Arthur, John W. 2003. Brewing Beer: Status, Wealth, and Ceramic Use Alteration among the Gamo of Southwestern Ethiopia, World Archaeology, 34(3): 516-528.


Brandt, Steven A. 1996 The Ethnoarchaeology of Flaked Stone-tool Use in Southern Ethiopia. In Aspects of African Archaeology, Papers from the 10th Congress of the PanAfrican Association for Prehistory and Related Studies, 1996, edited by G. Pwitit and R. Soper, pp. 733-738. University of Zimbabwe Publications, Harare, Zimbabwe.

Brandt, Steven A., Kathryn J. Weedman, and Girma Hundie 1996 Gurage Hideworking, Stone-tool Use and Social Identity: An Ethnoarchaeological Perspective. In Essays on Gurage Language and Culture: Dedicated to Wolf Leslau on the Occasion of his 90th Birthday November 14, 1996, edited by G. Hudson, pp. 35-51. Harrassowitz, Verlag.


Brandt, Steven A., and Kathryn J. Weedman 1997 The Ethnoarchaeology of Hideworking and Flaked Stone-tool Use in Southern Ethiopia. In Ethiopia in Broader Perspective: Papers of the XIIth International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, edited by K. Fukui, E. Kuimoto, and M. Shigeta, pp. 351-361. Shokado Book Sellers, Kyoto.


Brandt, Steven A. and Kathryn Weedman. 2002. The Ethnoarchaeology of Hide Working and Stone Tool use in Konso, Southern Ethiopia: an introduction. In Le Travail Du Cuir de La Prehistoire, edited by S. Beyries and F. Audoin-Rouzeau, pp. 113-130, Editions APDCA, Antibes.


D'Andrea, A.C. and Mitiku Haile. 2002. Traditional Emmer Processing in Highland Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology 22 (2):179-217.


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Kimura, B.L. Hardy, S.A. Brandt, W.W Hauswirth. 2001. Analysis of DNA from ethnoarchaeological stone scrapers. Journal of Archaeological Science. In Press.


Lyons, D.E. and A.C. D'Andrea. 2003. Griddles, Ovens, and the Origins of Agriculture: An Ethnoarchaeological Study of Bread Baking in Highland Ethiopia. American Anthropologist 105 (3):515-530.


Gallagher, James P. 1974. The Preparation of Hides With Stone Tools in South Central Ethiopia. Journal of Ethiopian Studies XII (1):177-182.


Gallagher, James P.      1977.   Ethnoarchaeological and Prehistoric Investigations in the Ethiopian Central Rift Valley. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Anthropology. Southern Methodist University,  Dallas.


Gallagher, James P.1977.  Contemporary Stone Tools in Ethiopia. Journal of Field Archaeology 4 (4):407-414.


Giglioli, H. H. 1889. On a singular obsidian scraper used at present by some of the Galla tribes in southern Shoa.  Internationales Archives fur Ethnographie 2: 212-214.

Haaland, Randi. 1987. Socio-Economic Differentiation in the Neolithic Sudan. BAR Interational Series 350. pp. 66-69 and 138-141.

Hildebrand, Elisabeth. 2001. Morphological characterization of garden vs. forest-growing Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman, Musaceae in Bench-Maji Zone, southwest Ethiopia . Biologiske Skrifter 54:Biodiversity Research in the Horn of Africa Region. Ib Friis and Olof Ryding, eds. Danish National Academy of Sciences, Copenhagen , Denmark . pp. 287-309.

Hildebrand, Elisabeth Anne, Sebsebe Demissew, and Paul Wilkin. 2002. Local and regional landrace disappearance in species of Dioscorea L. (yams) in southwest Ethiopia : Causes of agrobiodiversity loss and strategies for conservation. In Ethnobiology and Biocultural Diversity: Proceedings of the 7th International Congress of Ethnobiology, edited by J. R. Stepp, F. S. Wyndham and R. K. Zarger, pp. 678-695. University of Georgia Press , Athens ( Georgia ).

Hildebrand, Elisabeth. 2003a. Comparison of domestic vs. forest-growing Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman, Musaceae in Ethiopia : implications for detecting enset archaeologically, and modeling its domestication. Africa Praehistorica 15. Food, Fuel, and Fields: Progress in African Archaeobotany, edited by Katharina Neumann, Ann Butler, and Stefanie Kahlheber, pp. 49-70.

Hildebrand, Elisabeth Anne. 2003b. Motives and opportunities for domestication: An ethnoarchaeological study in southwest Ethiopia . Journal of Anth. Archaeology.

Rots, V. and B.S. Williamson. 2004. Microwear and resideu analyses in perspective: The contribution of ethnoarchaeological evidence. Journal of Archaeological Science 31:1287-1299.


Weedman, Kathryn. J. 2002     On the Spur of the Moment: Effects of Age and Experience on Hafted Stone Scraper Morphology. American Antiquity 67(4): 731-744.


Weedman, Kathryn J. 2002. An Ethnoarchaeological Study of Stone-Tool Variability among the Gamo Hide Workers of Southern Ethiopia.  In Le Travail Du Cuir de La Prehistoire, edited by S. Beyries and F. Audoin-Rouzeau, pp.131-142, Editions APDCA, Antibes.


Weedman, Kathryn J. 2005. Gender and Stone Tools: An Ethnographic Study of the Konso and Gamo Hideworkers of Southern Ethiopia.  In Gender and Hide Production, editors Lisa Frink and Kathryn Weedman, AltaMira Press: Walnut Creek.