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The Quarries of Meroe, Sudan : Part 2 - Catalogue

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About Part 2

Part 2 is a detailed catalogue of all 92 quarries recorded in the course of the project. All articles have extensive Arabic summaries.


This two-part set is accompanied by five short educational and illustrative slideshows in English and Arabic about the authors’ work on the sandstone quarries around Meroe. The highlight is a 5-minute aerial and underground ‘fly-through’ video presenting quarry Q41, the largest and most impressive of the gallery quarries in the study area, available in 2D or 3D. All videos are available here:


This publication and the associated videos were made possible by NPRP grant 5-879-6-025 from the Qatar National Research Fund (a member of Qatar Foundation). The statements made herein are solely the responsibility of the author(s).

Other Information

Editors: Brigitte Cech, Thilo Rehren and Abdelrahman Ali Mohamed
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  • English
  • Arabic


Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press

Publication Year

  • 2018

License statement

Copyright © 2018 The Authors, licensee Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press. This Item is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Institution affiliated with

  • University College London Qatar (2010-2020)
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University

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