The Middle Paleolithic: Early Modern Humans and Neandertals in the Levant

  title={The Middle Paleolithic: Early Modern Humans and Neandertals in the Levant},
  author={John J. Shea},
  journal={Near Eastern Archaeology},
  pages={38 - 64}
  • J. Shea
  • Published 1 March 2001
  • Geology
  • Near Eastern Archaeology
The Levant has always been a crossroads and a zone of dispute. This truism was as relevant in the deep past as it is today. Dr. Shea insightfully reviews the extraordinarily rich fossil and artifactual record that has been extracted by multidisciplinary teams of researchers from the rockshelters, caves and open sites of the western Near East. In so doing he illustrates how paleontological, biological, geological, ethnoarchaeological, and experimental archaeological theories and techniques are… 

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