Journal article

The Cyrenaican Prehistory Project 2010: the fourth season of investigations of the Haua Fteah cave and its landscape, and further results from the 2007–2009 fieldwork

Graeme Barker, Annita Antoniadou, Simon Armitage, Ian Brooks, Ian Candy, Kate Connell, Katerina Douka, Nicholas Drake, Lucy Farr, Evan Hill, Chris Hunt, Robyn Inglis, Sacha Jones, Christine Lane, Giulio Lucarini, John Meneely, Jacob Morales, Giuseppina Mutri, Amy Prendergast, Ryan Rabett Show all

Libyan Studies | Cambridge University Press (CUP) | Published : 2010

Abstract

AbstractThe paper reports on the fourth (2010) season of fieldwork of the Cyrenaican Prehistory Project, and on further results of analyses of artefacts and organic materials collected in the 2009 season. Ground-based LiDar has provided both an accurate 3D scan of the Haua Fteah cave and information on the cave's morphometry or origins. The excavations in the cave focussed on Middle Palaeolithic or Middle Stone Age ‘Pre-Aurignacian’ layers below the base of the Middle Trench beside the McBurney Deep Sounding (Trench D) and on Final Palaeolithic ‘Oranian’ layers beside the upper part of the Middle Trench (Trench M). Although McBurney referred to the upper part of the Deep Sounding as more or ..

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