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Archaeology Research Sub-Group



An exploration of Acheulian cultural variability in the context of the changing environment at the paleo-Lake Hula, Gesher Benot Ya‘aqov, Israel.

  • The archaeology research group aims to examine the possible influence of paleoclimatic changes on Paleolithic human behavior and diet
  • The archaeological record of GBY is viewed as an example of a basin and lakeshore habitat that dictates particular behavior
  • Techno-typological examination of the overall differences between 13 archaeological levels, all bedded in the Benot Ya‘akov Formation, may reveal relationships with paleoenvironments and ecological proxies

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