xviii + 363pp. 213 figures, 2 maps in rear pocket. First edition, large format 300 x 210mm., New-spine sunned else Fine in VG dust-jacket. Memoirs of the British Institute in Eastern Africa: Number 12. Located in Central Sudan, Soba was capital of the medieval kingdom Alwa. Alwa and its neighboring kingdoms Makouria and Nobadia were converted to Christianity in the sixth century. These excavations at Soba have brought forth new information about the southward spread of Christianity. T54.