The Early Upper Palaeolithic in the south Judean Desert, Israel: Preliminary excavation results from Nahal Rahaf 2 rockshelter

Omry Barzilai, Emil Aladjem, Maayan Shemer, Rami Zituni, Noam Greenbaum, Elisabetta Boaretto, Nimrod Marom

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Abstract

The discovery of an Early Upper Palaeolithic rockshelter, Nahal Rahaf 2, in the southern Judean Desert revives the debate about whether the Levantine Aurignacian extended into the arid regions of the Southern Levant.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalAntiquity
Volume94
Issue number377
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2020

Keywords

  • Israel
  • Levantine Aurignacian
  • Palaeolithic
  • lithics
  • rockshelter

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Archaeology
  • General Arts and Humanities

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