International Journal of Archaeology

Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2020

  • Farmers’ Perception on the Effect of Rainfall Variability on Rice Yield in Dadin-Kowa of Gombe, Gombe State

    Bachama Boyi Noel, Audu Haruna Omar, Ibrahim Ahmed Kawu, Matai Emon Parmaina, Adamu Muhammad Kamaludeen, Tarki Sadiq Kubmuto

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 15-21
    Received: 22 September 2019
    Accepted: 24 October 2019
    Published: 17 September 2020
    Abstract: This work examines famers’ perception on the effect of rainfall variability on rice yield in Dadin-kowa, Yamaltu Deba Local Government Area of Gombe State. Nigeria. Data for the study were collected via questionnaire survey of 60 respondents and it also covered and relates with daily rainfall data for a period of Seventeen (17) years, 2001 to 2017 ... Show More
  • Adorning the Body, Asserting Status: Prestige-Goods and Social Distinction at Ancient Chadic Chiefdom of Houlouf (Northern Cameroon)

    Augustin Ferdinand Charles Holl

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 22-31
    Received: 13 November 2020
    Accepted: 23 November 2020
    Published: 4 December 2020
    Abstract: Copper and alloyed copper artefacts, carnelian and glass beads have been recovered in archaeological excavations since the middle of the 20th century in the Chadian plain in northern Cameroon, northeastern Nigeria and southwestern Chad Republic. The initial research projects conducted by Marcel Griaule and Jean-Paul Lebeuf resulted in the “creation... Show More
  • UV Fluorescence Imagery of the Turin Shroud – Digitally Revisited

    Samuel Pellicori

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 32-36
    Received: 2 December 2020
    Accepted: 14 December 2020
    Published: 22 December 2020
    Abstract: UV fluorescence imagery of faint or fragile images and markings (writing) on relics and artwork is an affordable non-destructive tool useful in revealing often invisible details and in monitoring temporal stability. UV fluorescent images of Turin were recorded for the first time during the 1978 scientific investigation. The original images were rec... Show More