As part of a wider international project investigating the evolution of the Nile and its major tributaries over the last 30,000 years (funded by the Australian Research Council since 2008, and more recently by The Leverhulme Trust), we have been reconstructing past river environments, channel movements, and flooding in the desert Nile of Northern Sudan.
We are especially interested in the impact that environmental change has had on riverine societies over the last 7,000 years or so.
Saturday, February 05, 2011
In search of ancient Nile channels
British Museum (Mark Macklin and Jamie Woodward)