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The Neolithic of the Levant (1978)
A.M.T. Moore (Oxford University)

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Pages 7-8: Studies of the sediments of some cave sites in the Levant have shown that these were deposited under the prevailing cooler climate of the last glaciation. This is most apparent at the inland sites of Jerf Ajla and Yabrud which were affected by continental conditions. Frost weathering could be detected throuhout the Mousterian and Upper Paleolithic sequence at Jerf Ajla although there were some fluctuations reflecting warmer climatic phases .....

REFERENCE: Analysis of Sediments of Jerf Ajla and Yabrud Rockshelter
P. Goldberg (1969) Volume 2 (Pages 747-754) in
Etudes sur le Quaternaire dans le Monde
Library of Congress # QE595 .I543

The History of the Ancient Near East Electronic Compendium