Dr. Alexa Höhn

Mitarb200 hoehn

Archäobotanik Afrikas

Campus Westend, IG-Farbenhaus
Tel.: 069 798-32089
Fax: 069 798-32104
Email: A.Hoehn@em.uni-frankfurt.de


 

 

Publications (* peer-reviewed)

*Höhn A, Franke G, Schmidt A (2018) Pits at Pangwari. Charcoal taphonomy at a multi-phased Nok site, Central Nigeria. In: Mercuri AM, D'Andrea AC, Fornaciari R, Höhn A (eds) Plants and People in the African Past - Progress in African Archaeobotany. Springer, Heidelberg (in press)

*Höhn A,  Neumann K (2017) Charcoal identification in a species-rich environment - the example of Dibamba, Cameroon. IAWA Journal. doi: 10.1163/22941932-20170195

Höhn A (2017) Archaeobotanical Remains. In: Livingstone Smith A, Cornelissen E, Gosseleain O, MacEachern S (eds) Field Manual for African Archaeology. Online Series "Documents on Social Sciences and Humanities". Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren. Available via: http://www.africamuseum.be/research/publications/rmca/online/fmaa

*Höhn A, Neumann K (2016) The palaeovegetation of Janruwa (Nigeria) and its implications for the decline of the Nok Culture. Journal of African Archaeology 14(3):331–353. doi: 10.3213/2191-5784-10296

Höhn A, Eichhorn B (2015) Ecological interpretation of African rainforest charcoal - Is it feasible? In: Ludemann T, Nelle O (eds) anthraco2015 - 6th International Anthracology Meeting. Congress guide, abstract volume. ReproCenter Uni Freiburg, Freiburg: 67

Neumann K, Höhn A (2014) The Nok region - a savanna landscape and its history. In: Breunig P (ed) Nok. African Sculpture in Archaeological Context. Africa Magna, Frankfurt: 40-49.

Höhn A, Neumann, K (2014) Millet and more: Farming and food in the time of the Nok Culture. In: Breunig P (ed) Nok. African Sculpture in Archaeological Context. Africa Magna, Frankfurt:178-185

*Kahlheber S, Höhn A, Neumann K (2014) Plant and land use in Southern Cameroon 400 BCE - 400 CE. In: Stevens CJ, Nixon S, Murray MA, Fuller DQ (eds) Archaeology of African Plant Use. Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, California: 113-128

Neumann K, Höhn A (2013) Die Nok-Region – eine Savannenlandschaft und ihre Geschichte. In: Breunig P (ed) Nok. Ein Ursprung afrikanischer Skulptur. Africa Magna, Frankfurt: 44-53

Höhn A, Neumann K (2013) Bauern, Bäume, Brei und Bohnen – Ackerbau und Ernährung zur Zeit der Nok-Kultur. In: Breunig P (ed) Nok. Ein Ursprung afrikanischer Skulptur. Africa Magna, Frankfurt:186-193

*Höhn A, Neumann K (2012) Shifting cultivation and cultural landscape development during the Iron Age (0-1500 AD) in the Sahel of Burkina Faso, West Africa - Insights from archaeological charcoal. Quaternary International 249:72-83. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2011.04.012

*Neumann K, Bostoen K, Höhn A, Kahlheber S, Ngomanda A, Tchiengué B (2012) First farmers in the Central African rainforest: A view from southern Cameroon. Quaternary International 249:53-62. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2011.03.024

*Neumann K, Eggert MKH, Oslisly R, Clist B, Denhamn T, de Maret P, Ozainne S, Hildebrand E, Bostoen K, Salzmann U, Schwartz D, Eichhorn B, Tchiengué B, Höhn A (2012) Comment on "Intensifying Weathering and Land Use in Iron Age Central Africa". Science 31 August 2012: 1040

*Höhn A (2011) Analysis of the charcoal finds. In: Petit LP, von Czerniewicz M, Pelzer C (eds) Oursi hu-heero. A Medieval House Complex in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Sidestone Press, Leiden:141-149

Kahlheber S, Höhn A,  Rupp N (2009) Archaeobotanical studies at Nok sites: an interim report. Nyame Akuma 71:2-17

*Magnavita C, Adebayo O, Höhn A, Ishaya D, Kahlheber S, Linseele V, Ogunseyin S (2009) Garu Kime: a late Borno fired-brick site at Monguno, NE Nigeria. African Archaeological Review 26:219-246. doi: 10.1007/s10437-009-9058-0

*Höhn A (2007) Where did all the trees go? Changes of the woody vegetation in the Sahel of Burkina Faso during the last 2000 years. In: Cappers R (ed) Fields of Change. Progress in African Archaeobotany. Groningen Archaeological Studies 5. Barkhuis & Groningen University Library, Groningen:35-41

*Höhn A, Kahlheber S, Neumann K, Schweizer A (2007) Settling the rain forest – the environment of farming communities in Southern Cameroon during the first millennium BC. In: Runge J (ed) Palaeoecology of Africa 28. Taylor & Francis, London:29-41

*Eggert MKH, Höhn A, Kahlheber S, Meister C, Neumann K, Schweizer A (2006) Pits, graves and grains. Archaeological and archaeobotanical research in southern Cameroun. Journal of African Archaeology 4(2):273-298

Höhn A (2005) Zur eisenzeitlichen Entwicklung der Kulturlandschaft im Sahel von Burkina Faso. Untersuchungen von archäologischen Holzkohlen. – Doktorarbeit am Fachbereich Biologie und Informatik der J. W. Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main. http://publikationen.ub.uni-frankfurt.de/volltexte/2005/2253/

Höhn A, Kahlheber S, Hallier-von Czerniewicz M (2004) Den frühen Bauern auf der Spur. Siedlungs-und Vegetationsgeschichte der Region Oursi (Burkina Faso). In: Albert KD, Löhr D Neumann K (eds) Mensch und Natur in Westafrika. Ergebnisse aus dem Sonderforschungsbereich 268 "Kulturentwicklung und Sprachgeschichte im Naturraum westafrikanische Savanne. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim:221-255

*Höhn A (2002) Vegetation changes in the Sahel of Burkina Faso(West Africa) – Analysis of charcoal from the Iron Age sites Oursi and Oursi-Village. In: Thiébault S (ed) Charcoal Analysis: Methodological Approaches, Palaeoecological Results and Wood Uses, BAR International Series 1063:133-140

Kahlheber S, Albert KD, Höhn A (2001) A contribution to the palaeoenvironment of the archaeological site Oursi in North Burkina Faso. In: Neumann K, Kahlheber S (eds) Man and Environment in the West African Sahel - an Interdisciplinary Approach. Berichte des Sonderforschungsbereichs 268, 17:145-160

Petit L, Bagodo O, Höhn A, Wendt KP (2000) Archaeological sites of the Gourma and Mékrou plains. In: Berichte des Sonderforschungsbereichs 268, 14:229-236

*Höhn A (1999) Wood anatomy of selected West African species of Caesalpinioideae and Mimosoideae (Leguminosae): A comparative study. IAWA Journal 20:115-146