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Phone 415.561.6582 ext. 3
Price $15
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Stefan Kroepelin, Civilization's Mysterious Desert Cradle: Rediscovering the Deep Sahara

Tuesday, Jun 10 7:30p
SFJAZZ Center San Francisco, CA

About this Seminar:

Egypt's pharaonic civilization rose on the Nile, but it was rooted in the deep Saharan desert and pushed by climate change, says Stefan Kröpelin.

Described in Nature magazine as "one of the most devoted Sahara explorers of our time," Kröpelin has survived every kind of desert hardship to discover the climate and cultural history of northern Africa. He found that the "Green Sahara" arrived with monsoon rains 10,500 years ago, and people quickly moved into the new fertile savannah.
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SFJAZZ Center
201 Franklin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(866) 920-5299
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