Afrasian


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348) See Ehret, supra note 344, at 25-26 (explaining that pottery making was a major technological advance started by Nilo-Saharans and Afrasians living to the south of Egypt); ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PRECOLONIAL AFRICA, supra note 342, at 466 (stating that Upper (or Southern) Egypt shared pottery styles and traditions with Sudan, which were not characteristic of Lower (or Northern) Egypt).
Selected Comparative-Historical Afrasian Linguistic Studies in Memory of Igor M.
Originally interested in whether Indo-European might be related to Semitic languages, the author has since become a strong proponent of the theory that Indo-European is one of many daughter languages of a Nostratic macrofamily of Afrasian, Elamo-Dravidian, Kartvelian, and Eurasiatic.
Diakonoff preferred the term Afrasian for what is also known as Hamito-Semitic or Semito-Hamitic, Erythraic (coined by Archibald N.