Neolithic tombs in southern Sinai

The upcoming July 2010 edition of the Journal of Arid Environments includes the article  Neolithic tombs in southwestern Sinai by A.E. Close and T. Minichillo.  It looks at a group of previously unknown tombs in the southern area of the plain of Qa’a, which are thought to date to around 7000bp and describes in detail a particularly elaborate tombs which included prestige goods including  flaked stone items, stone beads and turquoise.

The article is available for purchase online at the above page.

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