Dorothy Garrod's Excavations in the Late Mousterian of Shukbah Cave in Palestine Reconsidered

  title={Dorothy Garrod's Excavations in the Late Mousterian of Shukbah Cave in Palestine Reconsidered},
  author={J. Graham Callander},
  journal={Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society},
  pages={207 - 231}
  • J. Callander
  • Published 2004
  • Art
  • Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society
Professor Dorothy A.E. Garrod's 1928 excavation of the Mousterian Layer D at Shukbah Cave in the Wadi en-Natuf (Palestine) has been neglected by prehistorians in favour of the Epipalaeolithic Layer B with its Natufian culture, for which Shukbah is the typesite. The excavation of Layer D is now re-examined with the aid of Garrod's own unpublished documentation and photographs, and the lithic industry analysed in the light of her conclusion that it was the work of a late Middle Palaeolithic… 
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