Atlit-yam: A unique 9000 year old prehistoric village submerged off the carmel coast, Israel – The SPLASHCOS field school (2011)

Ehud Galili, Jonathan Benjamin, Israel Hershkovitz, Mina Weinstein-Evron, Irit Zohar, Vered Eshed, Deborah Cvikel, Jehuda Melamed, Yaacov Kahanov, Jean Bergeron, Clive Ruggles, Avraham Ronen, Liora Kolska Horwitz

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Abstract

The site of Atlit-Yam is one of the best preserved and most thoroughly investigated submerged prehistoric settlements in the world, with a wealth of finds of material culture and organic remains characteristic of a Pre-Pottery Neolithic village based on a mixed economy of farming and fishing 9000 years ago. Stone-lined water wells were also found, providing a precise measure of sea

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCoastal Research Library
PublisherSpringer
Pages85-102
Number of pages18
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017

Publication series

NameCoastal Research Library
Volume20
ISSN (Print)2211-0577
ISSN (Electronic)2211-0585

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