The Early Prehistory of Wadi Faynan, Southern Jordan: Excavations at the Pre-Pottery Neolithic a Site of WF16 and Archaeological Survey of Wadis Faynan, Ghuwayr and Al Bustan

The Early Prehistory of Wadi Faynan, Southern Jordan: Excavations at the Pre-Pottery Neolithic a Site of WF16 and Archaeological Survey of Wadis Faynan, Ghuwayr and Al Bustan

by Bill Finlayson
     
 

This edited volume provides a full report on the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A site of WF16, southern Jordan. Very few sites of PPNA date have been excavated using modern methods, so this report makes a very significant contribution to our understanding of this period. Excavations have shown that the site contains a highly dynamic use of architecture, and the faunal

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This edited volume provides a full report on the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A site of WF16, southern Jordan. Very few sites of PPNA date have been excavated using modern methods, so this report makes a very significant contribution to our understanding of this period. Excavations have shown that the site contains a highly dynamic use of architecture, and the faunal assemblage reveals new information on the processes that lead to the domestication of the goat.

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Antiquity - Ofer Bar-Yosef
The co-editors of this impressive volume should be congratulated for bringing to press a wealth of information'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842172124
Publisher:
Oxbow Books
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
Levant Supplementary Series
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 12.10(h) x 1.50(d)

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