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Faras, Jebel Moya and Old Dongola – importance of photography for documenting archaeological works

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This paper deals with the archaeological discoveries in ancient Nubia. Polish researchers played a considerable role in them with Kazimierz Michałowski (1901-1981) as their leader. The text presents the most important achievements of our scientists, that were made in Faras and Old Dongola. In each of these sites photography was used for detailed documentation of findings. The importance of aerial photography should be particularly emphasized. It was applied for the first time in the Sudan during the excavations at Jebel Moya, at the beginning of the 20th century. In the 80s and 90s of the last century, Polish archaeologists creatively developed this technique in Old Dongola.
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  • Faculty of Philology and History, Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa, 4/8 Jerzego Waszyngtona Str., 42-200 Czestochowa, Poland
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