Chert Quarrying, Lithic Technology, and a Modern Human Burial at the Palaeolithic Site of Taramsa 1, Upper Egypt

Chert Quarrying, Lithic Technology, and a Modern Human Burial at the Palaeolithic Site of Taramsa 1, Upper Egypt

Philip Van Peer, Pierre M. Vermeersch, Etienne Paulissen

Egyptian Prehistory Monographs 5

This book presents the comprehensive report of the excavations of the Belgian Middle Egypt Prehistoric Project at the site of Taramsa 1, near Qena in Upper Egypt. Human groups exploited chert cobbles at this locale throughout the entire Middle Stone Age.

Pierre M. Vermeersch



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Contributions:

Palaeolithic Quarrying Sites in Upper and Middle Egypt
This book is oriented towards the understanding of the chert extraction techniques employed by Middle and early Upper Palaeolithic humans in the lower desert of the Egyptian Nile Valley between Tahta and Qena.



Palaeolithic Living Sites in Upper and Middle Egypt
The field research and associated laboratory analyses reported in this volume represent more than 24 years of investigation in Upper and Middle Egypt by the Belgian Middle Egypt Prehistoric Project of Leuven University.









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Life and Death in Ancient Egypt
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Sigrid Hodel-Hoenes

Series

Egyptian Prehistory Monographs

Subjects

Social Science : Archaeology
History : Egyptology and the Ancient Near East

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