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An illustrated prehistory of the Jubbah Oasis: reconstructing Holocene occupation patterns in northwestern Saudi Arabia from rock art and inscriptions

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A systematic survey of rock art and associated archaeological features in the Jubbah oasis provides evidence of Holocene occupation from the early Holocene to the present. In total, 1249 panels with rock art and inscriptions, and 159 archaeological sites were recorded on 12 different jebels. Analyses of rock art content and engraving stratigraphy indicate that the iconic Jubbah style had a long tradition amongst pre-pastoral hunters and continued to be used by early herders. We also identify ...

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Published
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10.1111/aae.12089

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University of Oxford
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Exeter College
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University of Oxford
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Wolfson College
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Wiley Publisher's website
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Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy Journal website
Volume:
28
Issue:
2
Pages:
138–152
Publication date:
2017-11-24
Acceptance date:
2017-02-21
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1600-0471 and 0905-7196
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682142
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2017-02-28

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