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Village on the Euphrates: From Foraging to Farming at Abu Hureyra
Tell Abu Hureyra, a settlement by the Euphrates River in Syria, was excavated in 1972-73 by an international team of archaeologists that included the authors of the book and scientists from English,Expand
New evidence of Lateglacial cereal cultivation at Abu Hureyra on the Euphrates
Hitherto, the earliest archaeological finds of domestic cereals in southwestern Asia have involved wheats and barleys dating from the beginning of the Holocene, 11–12000 calendar years ago. NewExpand
Measured domestication rates in wild wheats and barley under primitive cultivation, and their archaeological implications
Man's (or, more probably, Woman's) first cereal crops were sown from seed gathered from wild stands, and it was in the course of cultivation that domestication occurred. Experiments in theExpand
6. Domestication rates in wild‐type wheats and barley under primitive cultivation
Man's first cereal crops were sown from seed gathered from wild stands, and it was in the course of cultivation that domestication occurred. This paper prcsents thr preliminary rrsults of anExpand
Very high-temperature impact melt products as evidence for cosmic airbursts and impacts 12,900 years ago
It has been proposed that fragments of an asteroid or comet impacted Earth, deposited silica-and iron-rich microspherules and other proxies across several continents, and triggered the Younger DryasExpand
On the Origins of Domestic Rye— Secale Cereale : the Finds from Aceramic Can Hasan III in Turkey
Wheat, barley and peas, traditional grain-crops of the Western World are, by now, well known to have originated in the Near East. It was the cultivation of the wild ancestors of these crops,Expand
Evidence for deposition of 10 million tonnes of impact spherules across four continents 12,800 y ago
Significance We present detailed geochemical and morphological analyses of nearly 700 spherules from 18 sites in support of a major cosmic impact at the onset of the Younger Dryas episode (12.8 ka).Expand
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