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Abstract

The Eastern Sahara is a fascinating place to study prehistory Confronted with the stark reality of a hyperarid environment that receives no measurable rainfall, lacks vegetation, and is seemingly without life, it would seem to be an unlikely place to find a rich and complex mosaic of archaeological remains documenting past human presence. Despite this impression of a hostile environment, there is widespread and abundant archaeological evidence.

Keywords

Polish Academy Radiocarbon Date Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Aeolian Sand Accelerator Mass Spectrometry 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred Wendorf
  • Romuald Schild

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