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Desert kites in the Tripolitania region: new evidence from satellite imagery

  • Gianna Giannelli (a1) and Fabio Maestrucci (a1)

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Recent archaeological survey has revealed large numbers of stone structures, known as desert kites, in north-western Libya. The numbers of these structures and their evident adaptation over time demonstrate a longevity of use and a high degree of specialisation and cooperation among the people who built them.

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Desert kites in the Tripolitania region: new evidence from satellite imagery

  • Gianna Giannelli (a1) and Fabio Maestrucci (a1)

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