The Proto-Neolithic Cemetery in Shanidar Cave

The Proto-Neolithic Cemetery in Shanidar Cave

Hardback Texas a & M University Anthropology Series

By (author) Ralph S. Solecki, By (author) Rose L. Solecki, By (author) Anagnostis P. Agelarakis

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  • Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
  • Format: Hardback | 234 pages
  • Dimensions: 164mm x 242mm x 24mm | 599g
  • Publication date: 31 January 2004
  • Publication City/Country: College Station
  • ISBN 10: 1585442720
  • ISBN 13: 9781585442720
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Illustrations note: b/w illus

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This is a report on the excavation of the Shanidar Cave, nestled in the Zagros Mountains, where archaeologists have discovered artefacts and skeletal remains that offer evidence about this site's prehistoric culture and specifically, about the origins of agriculture and trade.

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Ralph S. Soclecki is professor emeritus at Columbia University in New York City and an adjunct professor in the Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University in College Station. His first professional position was with the Smithsonian Institution, under whose auspices he worked extensively in North America and the Near East. After joining the faculty of Columbia University, he continued archaeological field work in various countries of the Near East.Rose L. Solecki is a research associate at Columbia University and an adjunct professor at Texas A&M University in College Station. She participated in archaeological excavations sponsored by Columbia University in the New World, the Near East, and South Asia.Anagnostis, P. Agelarakis, is a professor of Anthropology and an archaeologist specializing in bio-archaeology and anthropological archaeology, with a focus on human paleopathology. He has carried out research projects with human skeletal remains and archaeological sites from Southeast Asia, Southwest Asia, Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean, Scania, American North East, and the Caribbean. Currently he serves as director of the Environmental Studies Program at Adelphi University.