Crabtree, Pam J.. First results of the excavations at Salibiya I, Lower Jordan Valley

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Title: First results of the excavations at Salibiya I, Lower Jordan Valley

Published in: The Natufian culture in the Levant, edited by Ofer Bar-Yosef & François R. Valla

Published By: The Natufian culture in the Levant, edited by Ofer Bar-Yosef & François R. Valla Ann Arbor, Mich.: International Monographs in Prehistory, 1991. 161-171 p.: ill.

By line: Pam J. Crabtree, Douglas V. Campana, Anna Belfer-Cohen, and Daniella E. Bar-Yosef

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2009. Computer File

Culture: Epipaleolithic (M080)

Subjects: Fauna (136); Diet (262); Ornament (301); Settlement patterns (361); Archaeological excavation methods (1210);

Abstract: Salibaiya I is a late Natufian site in the lower Jordan valley, 230 meters below sea level. Crabtree et al. present their findings from the first season of excavations at this site. The site contains stone, bone, and shell artifacts. The authors were able to offer a preliminary analysis on the fauna exploited by the inhabitants of the site. They classifiy the site as a seasonal camp.

Document Number: 20

Document ID: m080-020

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Field Date: 1987

Evaluation: Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: Sarah Berry; 2007

Coverage Date: 11,530±1550 BP

Coverage Place: Salibiya I, Israel and Palestinian Autonomous Areas

LCSH: Natufian culture/Middle East--Antiquities

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