Human Mobility and Identity

A researcher examining a human skull with a large piece of lab equipmentOur final theme concentrates on the many burials of Fazzan. Through a combination of isotope, osteological and material analysis we are building up a picture of the composition of Garamantian society, the mobility of different groups and how these Saharan communities expressed ideas about identity through material culture, burial ritual and funerary structures.

For more on this subject, see the report on our 2014 conference on Burials, Migration and Identity.