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The cyrenaican prehistory project 2013: The seventh season of excavations in the Haua Fteah cave

L Farr, R Lane, F Abdulazeez, P Bennett, J Holman, A Marasi, A Prendergast, M Al-Zweyi, G Barker

Libyan Studies | Published : 2014

Abstract

AbstractThe paper reports the preliminary results from the short season of fieldwork that the Cyrenaican Prehistory Project was able to undertake with a small Anglo-Libyan team in September 2013. The work concentrated on continuing the excavation of Trench M down the southern side of the Middle Trench and of Trench D on the southern side of the Deep Sounding below it, the eventual objective being to link these so as to provide a high quality dataset of sedimentary and cultural data from the top to the bottom of the Pleistocene occupation deposit (some 12 m). The ~1 m of sediments investigated in Trench M in the 2013 fieldwork includes carbonate crusts possibly formed in oscillating sub-humid..

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