Biography

Dr. Hugo G. Nami

Archaeologist, National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET)

Departamento de Ciencias Geológicas (University of Buenos Aires)

Researcher

Email: hgnami@fulbrightmail.org


Qualifications

2000 Ph.D., Anthropological Sciences, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

1983 Lic. in Anthropological Sciences, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina


Research Fields

Paleoindian Archaeology

Experimental Archaeology

Lithic Analysis

Archaeological Method and Theory

Latest Pleistocene-Holocene Pale magnetism


Publications (Selected)

  1. Nami, Hugo G. 2015. Paleoamerican Artifacts from Cerro Largo, Northeastern Uruguay. PaleoAmerica 1: 288-292.
  2. Nami, Hugo G., Víctor A Durán, Valeria Cortegoso, and Martín Giesso. 2015. Análisis morfológico-experimental y por fluorescencia de rayos X de las puntas de proyectil de obsidiana del ajuar de Uspallata Usina Sur (Mendoza, Argentina). Boletín de la Sociedad Chilena de Arqueología 45: 7-37.
  3. Nami, Hugo G. 2015. New records and observations on Paleo-American artifacts from Cerro Largo, Northeastern Uruguay and a peculiar case of reclaimed Fishtail points. Archaeological Discovery 3: 114-127. Doi: 10.4236/ad.2015.33011.
  4. Nami Hugo G., Paloma De la Peña, Carlos A. Vásquez, James K. Feathers, and Sarah Wurz. 2016. Palaeomagnetic results and new dates of sedimentary deposits from Klasies River Cave 1, South Africa. South African Journal of Science. 112(11/12), Art. #2016-0051, http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/ sajs.2016/20160051.
  5. Nami, H.G., Stanford, D.J. 2016, Dating the Peopling of Northwestern South America: An AMS Date from El Inga Site, Highland Ecuador. Paleo America 2, 60–63. doi:10.1080/20555563.2016.113979.
  6. Nami, Hugo G. 2016. Silcrete as a valuable resource for stone tool manufacture and its use by Paleo-American hunter–gatherers in southeastern South America. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.05.003.
  7. Yataco Capcha, Juan J., and Nami Hugo G. 2016. A reevaluation of Paleo American artifacts from Jaywamachay rockshelter, Ayacucho Valley, Peru. PaleoAmerica. A journal of early human migration and dispersal: 368-372. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20555563.2016.1199198.
  8. Nami, Hugo G. 2016. Artefactos bifaciales del Sudeste de Corrientes y Nordeste de Entre Ríos: un estudio tecnológico. Revista de Antropología del Museo de Entre Ríos 2 (1):77-87. Museo de Ciencias Naturales y Antropológicas “Profesor Antonio Serrano”. Ministerio de Cultura y Comunicación. Ciudad de Paraná, provincia de Entre Ríos, República Argentina. ISSN 2347-033x.
  9. Nami, Hugo G. 2016. Paleo American Finds from Venezuela: Evidence to Discuss the Spread of Fell Points and the Peopling of Northern South America. Cadernos do Ceom, Acervos para História da Educação 29 (44): 121-128. Universidad de Chapecó, Brasil. ISSN 2175-0173. To link: http://bell.unochapeco.edu.br/revistas/index.php/rcc.
  10. Nami, H. G. 2012. New Detailed Holocene Paleomagnetic Records with Anomalous Geomagnetic Field Bahavior in Argentina. Geoacta. Revista dela Asociación Argentinade Geofísicos y Geodestas: 37 (2): 83-116.
  11. Nami, H. G. 2011. Investigaciones actualístico-experimentales para aproximarse a la tecnología Paleoindia: Comparación de las secuencias de reducción Folsom-Lindenmeier y Fell dela Patagonia, in Morgado, A., J. Baena Preysler and D. García González, eds., La investigación experimental aplicada a la arqueología. Ronda: Universidad de Granada-Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 97-103.
  12. Nami, Hugo G. 2017. Exploring the Manufacture of Bifacial Stone Tools from the Middle Rio Negro Basin, Uruguay: An Experimental Approach. Ethnoarchaeology. Journal of Archaeological, Ethnographic and Experimental Studies. 9 (1): 53-80, DOI: 10.1080/19442890.2017.1286757.
  13. Nami, Hugo G. 2017. Silcrete as a valuable resource for stone tool manufacture and its use by Paleo-American hunter–gatherers in southeastern South America. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 15: 539-560. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.05.003.
  14. Nami, Hugo G., Martin Giesso, Alicia Castro, and Michael D. Glascock. 2017. New Analyses of Late Holocene Obsidians from Southern Patagonia (Santa Cruz Province, Argentina). Bulletin of the International Association of Obsidian Studies 57: 13-25.
  15. Nami, Hugo G., Martin Giesso, Alicia Castro, and Michael D. Glascock. 2017. Reply to Comment by Charles R. Stern Concerning the Paper “New Analyses of Late Holocene Obsidians from Southern Patagonia. (Santa Cruz Province, Argentina)” By Hugo G. Nami, Martin Giesso, Alicia Castro, and Michael D. Glascock (Iaos Bulletin N° 57, Summer 2017; P. 13-24). Bulletin of the International Association of Obsidian Studies 58: 53-54.
  16. Nami, Hugo G., and María T. Civalero. 2017. Distinctive Unifacial Technology during the Early Holocene in Southern South America. Archaeological Discovery 5 (3): 101-115.
  17. Nami, Hugo G., Carlos A.Vásquez, and Victor A. Durán. 2017. Detailed Early Holocene (10.3 Cal Kybp) Paleomagnetic Record with Anomalous Directions from Mendoza Province, Western Argentina. LatinMag Letters 7 (7): 1-17, LL17-0702Rs.
  18. Nami, Hugo G. 2017. Hallazgos Paleoindios en Dolores, departamento de Soriano, Uruguay. Cuadernos del Instituto Nacional de Antropología y Pensamiento Latinoamericano 26 (1): 77-83. Buenos Aires, República Argentina.
  19. Feathers, James K., and Hugo G. Nami. 2018. Luminescence dating of sediments from two sites in the middle Negro River basin, central Uruguay. Latin American Antiquity 29 (3): 495-513. Doi: 10.1017/laq.2018.9.
  20. Nami, Hugo G., Andrés Florines, and Arturo Toscano. 2018. New Paleoindian Finds, Further Fell Points Data, and Technological Observations from Uruguay: Implications for the Human Peopling in Southeastern South America. Archaeological Discovery 6 (1): 21-37. https://doi.org/10.4236/ad.2018.61002.
  21. Nami, Hugo G. 2018. Theoretical and Epistemological Thoughts on Archaeology and Experimental Lithic Technology. Journal of Research in Philosophy and History 1 (2): 139-165. Doi: 10.22158/jrph.v1n2p139.
  22. Nami, Hugo G. 2018. Fell Point Technology from Mendoza Province in Western Argentina. PaleoAmerica 4 (3): 251-257. Doi: 10.1080/20555563.2018.1533785.
  23. Nami, Hugo G. 2019. Paleomagnetic results from archaeological sites in Argentinean Patagonia: Evidence for the holocene geomagnetic excursions in Southern South America and its chronostratigraphic implications. Archaeological Discovery 7 (2):127-154. Doi: 10.4236/ad.2019.72008.
  24. Nami, Hugo G. 2019. Paleoamerican Occupation, Stone Tools from the Cueva del Medio, and Considerations for the Late Pleistocene Archaeology in Southern South America. Quaternary 2, 28. Special Issue "Changing Nature of Socio-Ecological Interactions in the Americas: From PalaeoAmerican Through to Present Day". Doi: 10.3390/quat2030028.
  25. Nami, H. G. 2019. Consideraciones sobre la reproducción experimental de secciones helicoidales y filos asimétricos alternos en puntas de proyectil del sudeste de Sudamérica. Cuadernos del Instituto Nacional de Antropología y Pensamiento Latinoamericano 28 (1): 64-87. ISSN impreso: 1852-1002. Versión en línea: 2422-7749.
  26. Nami, H. G. 2019. Biography. Errett H. Callahan (1937-2019): Researcher, Flintknapper, and Artist. Journal of Lithic Studies 6 (1). Doi: https://doi.org/10.2218/jls.4124.
  27. Nami, H.G., 2020. A Glimpse into Advances in Archaeological Research in North-Central Uruguay. Archaeological Discovery, 8(2):147-187. doi:10.4236/ad.2020.82009.
  28. Nami, H. G. 2020. Thoughts on publication standards. Global Journal of Arts and Social Sciences 2(1): 117.
  29. Nami Hugo G., Vásquez Carlos A., Wadley Lyn, and Paloma De la Peña. 2020. Detailed palaeomagnetic record at Rose Cottage Cave, South Africa: Implications for the Holocene geomagnetic field behaviour and chronostratigrapy. South African Journal of Science 116(1/2), Art. #6550, https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2020/6550.
  30. Nami, H. G., Yataco Capcha, J., 2020. Further Data on Fell Points from the Southern Cone of South America. PaleoAmerica 6, doi.org/10.1080/20555563.2020.1763721.
  31. Giesso, Martín, Hugo G. Nami, Juan J. Yataco Capcha, Michael. D. Glascock, and Brandi Lee MacDonald. 2020. XRF Obsidian Analysis from Ayacucho Basin, Huamanga Province, Southeastern Peru. Archaeometry 62(2): 215-231.
  32. Civalero, María T., and Hugo G. Nami. 2020. Experimentos y Esquemas Diacríticos para Explorar Técnicas de Talla Unifacial del Holoceno Temprano en el NO de Santa Cruz. Revista del Museo de Antropología 13 (1): 147-154, http://doi.org/10.31048/1852.4826.v13.n1.24096.
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