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Radiocarbon dating of Bestansur and Shimshara

Abstract:

The Eastern Fertile Crescent region of western Iran and eastern Iraq hosted major developments in the transition from hunter-forager to farmer-herder lifestyles through the Early Neolithic period, 10,000-7000 BC. Within the scope of the Central Zagros Archaeological Project, excavations have been conducted since 2012 at two Early Neolithic sites in the Kurdistan region of Iraq: Bestansur and Shimshara. Bestansur represents an early stage in the transition to sedentary, farming life, where the...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3203-913X
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Institution:
University of Reading
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Institution:
University of Reading
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Institution:
University of Reading
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ORCID:
0000-0002-7376-8948
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Institution:
University of Basel
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ORCID:
0000-0001-5977-8835

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Oxbow Publisher's website
Series:
Central Zagros Archaeological Project
Series number:
2
Host title:
The Early Neolithic of the Eastern Fertile Crescent: Excavations at Bestansur and Shimshara, Iraqi Kurdistan
Chapter number:
11
Place of publication:
Oxford
Publication date:
2020-07-31
ISBN:
9781789255263
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1105484
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pubs:1105484
Deposit date:
2020-05-19

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