Subsistence patterns of the Dhar Tichitt Neolithic, Mauritania

  title={Subsistence patterns of the Dhar Tichitt Neolithic, Mauritania},
  author={Augustin Ferdinand Charles Holl},
  journal={African Archaeological Review},
  • A. F. Holl
  • Published 1 December 1985
  • Geography
  • African Archaeological Review
This paper examines the dynamics of the Neolithic occupation of the Dhar Tichitt region, southeastern Mauritania. On the basis of certain ecological constants, the growth cycle of plants, animal behaviour and patterns of settlement, the Dhar Tichitt Neolithic system appears to have been scheduled according to the seasonal availability of the most critical resource: water.RésuméDans cet article, nous nous attelons à l'analyse de la dynamique de l'occupation néolithique de la région du Dhar… 
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