Interaction before Agriculture: Exchanging Material and Sharing Knowledge in the Final Pleistocene Levant

  title={Interaction before Agriculture: Exchanging Material and Sharing Knowledge in the Final Pleistocene Levant},
  author={Tobias Richter and Andrew Garrard and Samantha Allock and Lisa A. Maher},
  journal={Cambridge Archaeological Journal},
  pages={95 - 114}
This article discusses social interaction in the Epipalaeolithic of southwest Asia. Discussions of contact, social relationships and social organization have primarily focused on the Pre-Pottery Neolithic and are often considered to represent typical hallmarks of emergent farming societies. The hunter-gatherers of the final Pleistocene, in particular those of the Early and Middle Epipalaeolithic, have more rarely been the focus of such discussions. In this article we consider evidence for… Expand
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