The Search for Takrur

Archaeological Excavations and Reconnaissance Along the Middle Senegal Valley
Author(s): 
McIntosh, Roderick J.
ISBN: 
9780300203899
Date published: 
July 2014
Paperback
Price: 
£30.00

A summary of archaeological discoveries in the middle Senegal River valley, this volume presents new data on iron production, population settlement, and environmental change on the site of the ancient West African Empire of Takrur, the first kingdom south of the Sahara mentioned by medieval Arab chroniclers.