Complete publication list of Alexa Höhn


Höhn, A., K. Hahn, M- Schmidt: The search for Isoberlinia. Investigations into present and past woody vegetation in the key research area of the Nok Culture Project in Central Nigeria. In: Eichhorn, B. A. Höhn (eds): Trees, Grasses and Crops. Rudolf Habelt Verlag, Bonn: 211-232.

Styring, A., A. Höhn, V. Linseele, K. Neumann. Direct evidence for agricultural intensification during the first two millennia AD in northeast Burkina Faso. Journal of Archaeological Science 108: 1049765. DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2019.1049765

Kay, A.U., D. Q Fuller, K. Neumann et al. Diversification, intensification, and specialization: Changing land-use in Western Africa from 1800 BC to AD 1500. Journal of World Prehistory 32 (2): 179-228.


Höhn, A., G. Franke, A. Schmidt: Pits at Pangwari. Charcoal taphonomy at a multi-phased Nok site, Central Nigeria. In: Mercuri, A.M., D'Andrea, A.C., Fornaciari, R., Höhn, A. (eds.): Plants and People in the African Past - Progress in African Archaeobotany. Cham (Springer Nature): 271-299. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-89839-1_14

Höhn, A. & K. Neumann: Charcoal identification in a species-rich environment - the example of Dibamba, Cameroon. IAWA Journal 39(1): 87-113. DOI: 10.1163/22941932-20170195


Höhn, A.: 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". Tervuren (Royal Museum of Central Africa).


Höhn, A. & K. Neumann: The palaeovegetation of Janruwa (Nigeria) and its implications for the decline of the Nok Culture. Journal of African Archaeology. DOI 10.3213/2191-5784-10296


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


Kahlheber, S., Höhn, A. & K. Neumann: Plant and land use in Southern Cameroon 400 BCE - 400 CE. In: Stevens, C.J., Nixon, S., Murray, M.A. & D.Q. Fuller (eds.): Archaeology of African Plant Use. Walnut Creek, California (Left Coast Press): 113-128.

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

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


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

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


Höhn, A. & K. Neumann: 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., K. Bostoen, A. Höhn, S. Kahlheber, A. Ngomanda & B. Tchiengué: 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


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


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

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


Höhn, A.: 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: 35-41.

Höhn, A., S. Kahlheber, K. Neumann & A. Schweizer: 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. London (Taylor & Francis): 29-41.


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


Höhn, A.: 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.


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


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


Petit, L., O. Bagodo, A. Höhn & K.P. Wendt: Archaeological sites of the Gourma and Mékrou plains. – Berichte des Sonderforschungsbereichs 268 14: 229-236.


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