The al-Jufra oases in Libya consist of three towns; Waddan, Hun and Sukna. Although there has been little archaeological work, the oases are of international significance as the likely centre for several Berber polities and for their crucial role in Trans-Saharan trade. Our satellite imagery analysis has identified 86 individual sites
Early in 2015, a colleague working in the Eastern Desert of Egypt alerted us to the fact that a number of early Roman forts had been damaged or even completely destroyed by looters. It was decided, therefore, to launch a case study in this region to investigate the damage and potential threats to the archaeological sites.