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The Acheulian Site of Gesher Benot YA'Akov, Israel: 1, the Wood Assemblage

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Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, located in the Dead Sea Rift valley, is one of the oldest non-African sites to have yielded evidence for the activities of groups of hominin hunter-gatherers. The excavations recovered thousands of Acheulian period stone tools and animal bones that had accumulated in and around an ancient lake about 780, 000 years ago. The deposits have remained water ...more
Hardcover, 137 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Oxbow Books Limited
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Jacqui
A readable monograph, which sounds like an oxymoron but is actually a rarety. Lots of scientific detail. I read it to get better insight into this part of Israel during the middle Pleistocene, the time Homo erectus was emigrating from Africa to the world. Yes, I got some of that, though the author refused to draw conclusions from her collected data. This was my personal disappointment, but gave me respect for the type of scientist Dr. Inbar is. I've looked for the other books in the series (this ...more
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