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Prof. A. Nigel Goring-Morris

Photographs and Figures:

Negev Highland

Negev Highland
The Ramonian site of KV atop Har Harif during excavation
Negev Highland
Bedrock mortars at the Late Natufian site of Saflulim
Negev Highland
View across the Late Natufian site of Rosh Horesha
Negev Highland
Structures at Harifian site of Abu Salem
Negev Highland
General view of the excavations at the Harifian site of Ramat Harif (GVIII)
Negev Highland
Structures at the Harifian site of Ramat Harif (GVIII)
Negev Highland
Bedrock mortar and Pistacia tree near Rosh Horesha

Western Negev & Refitting - Nahal Nizzana


Early Ahmarian Nahal Nizzana XIII prior to collection

Refitted sequence of targeted blades from Nahal Nizzana XIII

Refitted sequence of single platform blade core from Nahal Nizzana XIII

Shunera


View across the Shunera dunes towards the Negev highlands

Map of the Shunera dunes showing the distribution of sites and local dune blockage

Excavations at Mushabian site of Shunera II with remains of hearth and workslab and anvils

Refitted bladelet and flake core from Harifian site of Shunera IX

Refitted massive blade core at the Masraqan site of Shunera XVI. (Photo G. Laron)

Plan of the early Epipalaeolithic Masraqan site of Shunera XVI, showing hearths (red), ashes (orange) and debitage densities (blue). Scale in 50 cm increments


Refitted overshot blade core from the early Epipalaeolithic Kebaran site of Shunera XVII. (Photo G. Laron)

Excavations at Ramonian site of Shunera XXI

Refitted prismatic core at Ramonian Shunera XXI

Refitted scrapers and burins from Harifian site of Shunera XXIV

Azariq


The early Epipalaeolithic Masraqan site of Azariq XIII during excavation

Two refitted bladelet cores from a single nodule from the Masraqan site of Azariq XIII. (Photo G. Laron)

Refitted single platform bladelet core on a massive blade from the Masraqan site of Azariq XIII. (Photo G. Laron)

Refitted prismatic core with Helwan lunate from Early Natufian Azariq XV

The Middle Epipalaeolithic Geometric Kebaran site of Azariq XVI during excavation

Refitted scrapers on blades and trapeze from the Geometric Kebaran site of Azariq XVI. Blank from which microlith is fashioned is outlined in blue. (Photo G. Laron)

Nahal Sekher


View of Terminal Ramonian site of Nahal Sekher 23 (foreground) and late Natufian Nahal Sekher VI on the other side of the wadi

Refitted core, microburins and Ramon points from Terminal Ramonian Nahal Sekher 23