Beyond the Levant: First Evidence of a Pre-Pottery Neolithic Incursion into the Nefud Desert, Saudi Arabia

@inproceedings{Crassard2013BeyondTL,
  title={Beyond the Levant: First Evidence of a Pre-Pottery Neolithic Incursion into the Nefud Desert, Saudi Arabia},
  author={R{\'e}my Crassard and Michael D Petraglia and Adrian G. Parker and Ash Parton and Richard G Roberts and Zenobia L. Jacobs and Abdullah M Alsharekh and Abdulaziz Al-Omari and P. Breeze and Nick Drake and Huw S. Groucutt and Richard C. Jennings and Emmanuelle R{\'e}gagnon and Ceri Shipton},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
Pre-Pottery Neolithic assemblages are best known from the fertile areas of the Mediterranean Levant. The archaeological site of Jebel Qattar 101 (JQ-101), at Jubbah in the southern part of the Nefud Desert of northern Saudi Arabia, contains a large collection of stone tools, adjacent to an Early Holocene palaeolake. The stone tool assemblage contains lithic types, including El-Khiam and Helwan projectile points, which are similar to those recorded in Pre-Pottery Neolithic A and Pre-Pottery… CONTINUE READING
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