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Hominin dispersals and the middle palaeolithic of Arabia

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This thesis tests models on the dispersal of hominin populations in the Upper Pleistocene, specifically in relation to the Arabian Peninsula. It does so by conducting a quantified comparison of lithic assemblages from northeast Africa and southwest Asia. Lithic data from new excavations at the Jubbah Palaeolake in northern Saudi Arabia is compared to assemblages from Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, Jordan, Iran, Oman and other localities in Saudi Arabia. This is the first detailed inter-regional s...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Archaeology,School of - Archaeology & the History of Art,Research Laboratory for
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:80114ad4-64ba-486b-bc5e-bdaf1eed554d
Local pid:
ora:7051
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English
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