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Early Prehistory of Wadi Faynan (Bill Finlayson) Hardcover Book, (Oxbow Books, 2007) 9781842172124
Early Prehistory of Wadi Faynan (Bill Finlayson) Hardcover Book, (Oxbow Books, 2007) 9781842172124
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Title: The Early Prehistory of Wadi Faynan, Southern Jordan: Archaeological Survey of Wadis Faynan, Ghuwayr and Al Bustan and Evaluation of the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A Site of

Author: Finlayson, Bill Steven Mithen (eds)

Publisher: Oxbow Books; Publication Date: 2007

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781842172124

Volumes: 1; Pages: 624

List Price in Cloth: $150.00 Our price: $150.00

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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. Table of ContentsIntroduction (Bill Finlayson); Part 1. Early Prehistory Landscape Archaeology of Wadi Faynan Long-term landscape evolution of Wadis Dana, Faynan and Ghuwayr (Richard Tipping); The archaeological survey of Wadis Faynan, Ghuwayr and Al Bustan (Steven Mithen, Bill Finlayson and Anne Pirie); Rock art at WF400 (Suzie Pinkett); A comparartive study of bifaces from Wadis Faynan and Al Bustan (Eileen Clegg); Part 2. The Pre-Pottery Neolithic A Site of WF16 Excavations at WF16 (Bill Finlayson and Steven Mithen); The soil microstratigraphy (Eleanor Roe); The chipped stone (Anne Pirie); The microwear of pointed chipped stone artefacts (Sam Smith); The worked bone (Bill Finlayson); The ground stone (Ruth Shaffrey); The stone beads (Pat Critchley); The marine shells and artefacts (Ruby Ceron-Carrasoc); A bitumen deposit (Karen Wicks); The mammal bones (Denise Carruthers); The small mammal bones (Louise Martin and Yvonne Edwards); The bird bones (Kevin Rielly); The human bones (Charlotte Roberts); The wood charcoal (Phil Austin); The plant macrofossils (Amanda Kennedy); The modern vegetation of Wadi Ghuwayr and its palaeoenvironmental implications (Neil Lancaster, Helen Emberson and Steven Mithen); Geophysical survey at WF16 (Tim Austin) The settlement of WF16 and the PPNA in the southern Levant (Bill Finlayson and Steven Mithen).
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