Other Archaeological Sites / The Neolithic of the Levant (500 Page Book Online)
Neolithic Khiam in Israel
Selected Excerpts on Khiam
Material comparable to the chipped stone industry at Jericho in the Proto-Neolithic/PPNA has been found at a fifth site in Palestine at Khiam. This site lay on the west side of the Wadi Khareitun in the Judean desert. In a limestone cliff above the wadi there was a series of shelters now empty but which may have been occupied in prehistory. In front of these a wide terrace sloped steeply down to the wadi floor. This terrace appears to have been a large open air site that was occupied in each cultural stage from the Aurignacian to the Neolithic ...