An Early Neolithic Village in the Jordan Valley, Part I: The Archaeology of Netiv Hagdud

An Early Neolithic Village in the Jordan Valley, Part I: The Archaeology of Netiv Hagdud

by Ofer Bar-Yosef
     
 
The transition from hunting and gathering to farming has been an important field of study in many areas of the world, and especially in the Near East. This report outlines the three seasons of excavations at the site of Netiv Hagdud in the Jordan Valley and the recovery of evidence relating to Neolithic occupation, as well as a review of PPNA sites in the Jordan

Overview

The transition from hunting and gathering to farming has been an important field of study in many areas of the world, and especially in the Near East. This report outlines the three seasons of excavations at the site of Netiv Hagdud in the Jordan Valley and the recovery of evidence relating to Neolithic occupation, as well as a review of PPNA sites in the Jordan Valley as a whole. This first part in the series outlines the history of the project and its results, the environmental evidence and specialist archaeological reports (lithics, plant remains, bone tools, use-wear, obsidian sourcing, marine shells, burials).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873655477
Publisher:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Series:
American School of Prehistoric Research Bulletins Series, #43
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.79(w) x 10.67(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author

Ofer Bar-Yosef is MacCurdy Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology, Harvard University.

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