Buzon MR, Smith ST, Simonetti A. (2016). Entanglement and the Formation of the Ancient Nubian Napatan State. American Anthropologist 118:284-300.

Gibbon VE, Buzon MR. (2016). Morphometric Assessment of the Appendicular Skeleton in the New Kingdom and Napatan Components from Tombos in Upper Nubia. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 26:324-336.


Buzon MR. (2014). Tombos during the Napatan period (~750-660 BC): Exploring the consequences of sociopolitical transitions in ancient Nubia. International Journal of Paleopathology 7:1-7.

Schrader SA, Buzon MR, Irish JD. (2014). Illuminating the Nubian Dark Age: A bioarchaeological analysis of dental non-metric traits during the Napatan Period. HOMO – Journal of Comparative Human Biology 65:267-280.

Smith ST, Buzon MR. (2014). Colonial Entanglements: “Egyptianization” in Egypt’s Nubian Empire and the Nubian Dynasty. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference for Nubian Studies, edited by Derek Welsby and Julie Anderson. British Museum Publications on Egypt and Sudan 1. Peeters, Leuven, pp 431-450.


Buzon MR, Simonetti A. (2013). Strontium isotope (87Sr/86Sr) variability in the Nile Valley: Identifying residential mobility during ancient Egyptian and Nubian sociopolitical changes in the New Kingdom and Napatan periods. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 151:1-9.

Smith ST. (2013). Revenge of the Kushites: Assimilation and Resistance in Egypt’s New Kingdom Empire and Nubian Ascendancy over Egypt. In Empires and Complexity: On the Crossroads of Archaeology, edited by G. Areshian, pp. 84-107. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, Los Angeles.


Blondiaux J, Fontaine C, Demondion X, Flipo, R-M, Colard T, Mitchell P, Buzon M, Walker P. (2012). Bilateral fractures of the scapula: Possible archaeological examples of beatings from Europe, Africa, and America. International Journal of Paleopathology 4:223-230.

Smith ST, Buzon MR. (2012). The University of California, Purdue University Tombos Expedition. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 4:39-40.


Buzon MR, Bombak A. (2010). Dental Disease in the Nile Valley during the New Kingdom. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 20:371-387.

Buzon MR, Bowen GJ. (2010). Oxygen isotope analysis of migration in the Nile Valley. Archaeometry 52:855-868.


Carrano JL, Girty GH, Carrano CJ. (2009). Re-examining the Egyptian colonial encounter in Nubia through a compositional, mineralogical, and textural comparison of ceramics. Journal of Archaeological Science 36: 785-797.

Carrano, J, Smith ST, Herbst G, Girty GH, Carrano CJ, Ferguson JR. (2009). Applying a multi-analytical approach to the investigation of ancient egyptian influence in Nubian communities: the socio-cultural implications of chemical vacation in ceramic styles. Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 1:3, 11-21.


Buzon MR. (2008). A bioarchaeological perspective on Egyptian colonialism in Nubia during the New Kingdom. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 94:165-81.

Buzon MR, Judd MA. (2008). Investigating health at Kerma: sacrificial versus non-sacrificial burials. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 136:93-99.

Simonetti A. Buzon MR, Creaser RA. (2008). In-situ elemental and Sr isotope investigation of human tooth enamel by Laser Ablation- (MC) -ICP-MS: successes and pitfalls. Archaeometry 50:371-385.

Smith ST. (2008). Tombos and the Transition from the New Kingdom to the Napatan Period in Upper Nubia. Procedings of the 11th International Conference of Nubian Studies:11-31.


Buzon MR, Richman R. (2007). Traumatic injuries and imperialism: the effects of Egyptian colonial strategies in upper Nubia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 133:783-791.

Buzon MR, Simonetti A, Creaser RA. (2007). Migration in the Nile Valley during the New Kingdom period: a preliminary strontium isotope study. Journal of Archaeological Science 9:1391-1401.

Smith ST. (2007). Ethnicity and Culture. In The Egyptian World, edited by T. Wilkinson, pp. 218-241. Routledge, London.

Smith ST. (2007). Kirwan Memorial Lecture. Death at Tombos: Pyramids, Iron and the Rise of the Napatan Dynasty. Sudan and Nubia 11:2-14.


Buzon MR. (2006). Health of the non-elites at Tombos: nutritional and disease stress in New Kingdom Nubia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 130: 26-37.

Buzon MR. (2006). Biological and ethnic identity in New Kingdom Nubia: A case study from Tombos. Current Anthropology 47:683-695.

Smith ST. (2006). A new Napatan cemetery at Tombos. Cahier de recherches de l’Institut de papyrologie et égyptologie de Lille 26:347-352.


Buzon MR. (2005). Two cases of pelvic osteochondroma in New Kingdom Nubia. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 15: 377-382.


Buzon MR. (2004). A Bioarchaeological Perspective on State Formation in the Nile Valley. PhD dissertation, University of California, Santa Barbara.


Smith ST. (2003). Wretched Kush: Ethnic Identities and Boundaries in Egypt’s Nubian Empire. Routledge, London.