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CONTENTS                                                                           i
LIST OF FIGURES, MAPS AND TABLES                                                  iii
INTRODUCTION. Janet Starkey, Paul Starkey and Tony Wilkinson                      1
CONTRIBUTORS                                                                      7
PARTI. NATURAL RESOURCES OF THE RED SEA
1. ENVIRONMENT, LANDSCAPES AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE YEMENI TIHAMAH. R. Neil Munro and  13
Tony J. Wilkinson
2. THE FORMATION OF A SOUTHERN RED SEASCAPE IN THE LATE PREHISTORIC PERIOD: TRACING  35
CROSS-RED SEA CULTURE-CONTACT, INTERACTION, AND MARITIME COMMUNITIES ALONG THE
TIHAMAH COASTAL PLAIN, YEMEN, IN THE THIRD TO FIRST MILLENNIUM BC. Lamya Khalidi
3. PRODUCTS FROM THE RED SEA AT PETRA IN THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD. Stephan G. Schmid and  45
Jacqueline Studer
"4. CONTINUING STUDIES OF PLANTS AND ANIMALS AND THEIR ARABIC NAMES FROM THE ROYAL  57
DANISH EXPEDITION TO THE RED SEA, 1761-1763. F. Nigel Hepper
5. CORAL REEF CONSERVATION AND THE CURRENT STATUS OF REEFS OF THE RAS MOHAMED    63
NATIONAL PARK IN THE NORTHERN RED SEA AND GULF OF 'AQABAH. Steve McMellor and David
J. Smith
PART II. THE SEA: BOATS AND NA VIGATION                                           75
6. How FAST IS FAST? TECHNOLOGY, TRADE AND SPEED UNDER SAIL IN THE ROMAN RED SEA. Julian  77
Whitewright
7. WARSHIPS IN THE RED SEA, AN OUTSTANDING PHENOMENON. Sarah Arenson             89
8. FEATURES OF SHIPS AND BOATS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN. Norbert Weismann             95
9. DECORATIVE MOTIFS ON RED SEA BOATS: MEANING AND IDENTITY. Dionisius A. Agius  101
10. THE RED SEA JALBAH. LOCAL PHENOMENON OR REGIONAL PROTOTYPE? James Edgar Taylor  111
11. CHARTING A HAZARDOUS SEA. Sarah Searight                                     121
PART I. HARBOURS: 'WAYS OF LIFE AND CULTURAL CONNECTIONS                         129
12. RED SEA HARBOURS, HINTERLANDS AND RELATIONSHIPS IN PRECLASSICAL ANTIQUITY. Kenneth A.  131
Kitchen
13. SEA PORT TO PUNT: NEW EVIDENCE FROM MARSA GAWASIS, RED SEA (EGYPT). Kathryn A. Bard,  143
Rodolfo Fattovich and Cheryl Ward
14. THE ARAB.EGYPTI CHTHYOPHAGI: CULTURAL CONNECTIONS WITH EGYPT AND THE MAINTENANCE  149
OF IDENTITY. Ross lain Thomas
15. ArLA AND CLYSMA: THE RISE OF NORTHERN PORTS IN THE RED SEA IN LATE ANTIQUITY. Walter  161
Ward
16. SHIPWRECKS, COFFEE AND CANALS: THE LANDSCAPES OF SUEZ. Janet Starkey        173
PART IV: THE CULTURAL CONNECTIONS OF THE RED SEA                                 185
17. WHAT IS THE EVIDENCE FOR EXTERNAL TRADING CONTACTS ON THE EAST AFRICAN COAST IN THE  187
FIRST MILLENNIUM BC? Paul JJ. Sinclair
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CULTURAL CONNECTIONS OF THE RED SEA
19. RED SEA AND INDIAN OCEAN: PORTS AND THEIR HINTERLAND. Eivind Heldaas Seland  211
20. BISHOPS AND TRADERS: THE ROLE OF CHRISTIANITY IN THE INDIAN OCEAN DURING THE ROMAN  219
PERIOD. Roberta Tomber
21. ARABIC SOURCES FOR THE MING VOYAGES. Paul Lunde                             229
22. FROM THE WHITE SEA TO THE RED SEA: PIRI REIS AND THE OTTOMAN CONQUEST OF EGYPT. Paul  247
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Ethnoarchaeology Red Sea Region Congresses, Social archaeology Red Sea Region Congresses, Natural resources Red Sea Region Congresses, Red Sea Region Civilization Congresses, Red Sea Region Antiquities Congresses