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An 8000-year history of landscape, climate and copper exploitation in the Middle East: the Wadi Faynan and the Wadi Dana National Reserve in southern Jordan
Abstract Investigations of geomorphology, geoarchaeology, pollen, palynofacies, and charcoal indicate the comparative scales and significance of palaeoenvironmental changes throughout the Holocene atExpand
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Early-Holocene environments in the Wadi Faynan, Jordan
Evidence for early-Holocene environments in the Wadi Faynan in the rift-margin in souther Jordan is described. The early Holocene of Jordan is not well known and palynology, plant macrofossils andExpand
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A landscape of imperial power: Roman and Byzantine Phaino.
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Resource pressure and environmental change on the North African littoral: Epipalaeolithic to Roman gastropods from Cyrenaica, Libya
Abstract This paper discusses the marine and terrestrial shell on Epipalaeolithic to Classical-period sites in the Cyrenaican coastlands, northeast Libya, with particular reference to the Haua Fteah,Expand
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Chalcolithic (c.5000 – 3600 cal. BC) and Bronze Age (c. 3600 – 1200 cal. BC) settlement in Wadi Faynan: Metallurgy and social complexity
Book synopsis: The Wadi Faynan is a harshly beautiful and desertic landscape in southern Jordan, situated between the hyper-arid deserts of the Wadi 'Arabah and the rugged and wetter Mountains ofExpand
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The past and present landscapes of the Wadi Faynan: geoarchaeological approaches and frameworks
This chapter sets out the rationale behind the geoarchaeological studies carried out to establish the nature and significance of desertification in the Wadi Faynan landscape, and summarizes theExpand
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Human Paleoecology in the Ancient Metal-Smelting and Farming Complex in the Wadi Faynan, SW Jordan, at the Desert Margin in the Middle East
This chapter reviews existing information, describes new geoarchaeological evidence and from this infers aspects of the human paleoecology and land use in a landscape heavily affected by millennia ofExpand
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Early Holocene environments and early farming, c.11,000-7000 cal.BP, c.9500-5000 cal. BC
Book synopsis: The Wadi Faynan is a harshly beautiful and desertic landscape in southern Jordan, situated between the hyper-arid deserts of the Wadi 'Arabah and the rugged and wetter Mountains ofExpand
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Site formation processes in caves: the Holocene sediments of the Haua Fteah, Cyrenaica, Libya.
Caves have yielded some of the most globally important archaeological sequences, but often their interpretation has suffered from assumptions about cave sedimentary processes. Caves containExpand
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