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Mahilaka – An archaeological investigation of an early town in northwestern Madagascar

Chantal Radimilahy

Köp 200 kr

  • Publicerad 1998
  • Isbn 9150613138
  • Typ Häftad
  • 293 sidor
  • Engelska

This book shows for the first time that NW Madagascar supponcd an urban population fron1 c. I 000 AD onwards. New methods of archaeological investigation show that Mahilaka on the coast of Ampisindava Bay was a walled to,vn supponing a wide range of crafts including stone bowl manufacture and glass bead making. Finds from Mahilaka demonstrate an active participation of Madagascar in the trading networks of the Western Indian Ocean and beyond.