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el-Wad Cave and Terrace

elwadThe cave of el-Wad is one of the sites found in Nahal Me'arot. The current excavations on the terrace fronting the cave concentrate on recovering data from the Natufian culture dating from ca. 15,000 BP to 11,500 BP. A primary objective is to reconstruct the spatial organization of one of the earliest known sedentary settlements. To date, we have recovered numerous flint tools, well preserved fauna, grinding tools, human burials and architectural remains. The excavations are directed by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Zinman Institute of Archaeology, University of Haifa, 199 Aba-Hushi Avenue, Haifa, Israel 3498838
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