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Living Outside the Wall: the Quarter of Wattle-and-daub Houses in Old Dongola of the Funj Period
Journal of African Archaeology  (IF),  Pub Date : 2020-04-28, DOI: 10.1163/21915784-20200005
Maciej Wyżgoł, Agata Deptuła

Excavations at Old Dongola in 2018/2019 led to the discovery of a quarter of wattle-and-daub houses located outside the town walls. The houses, dated to the 17th − 18th century, are arranged in compounds and visibly differ from other dwellings. This paper aims to identify the functional and social organisation of domestic space, based primarily on the analysis of access and activity areas. It sheds light on the relations of private and public space as well as gender divisions. The paper also addresses the question of the identity of dwellers and the social structure of the town in the Funj period.