Atlit-Yam: A Unique 9000 Year Old Prehistoric Village Submerged off the Carmel Coast, Israel – The SPLASHCOS Field School (2011)

Ehud Galili, Jonathan Benjamin, Israel Hershkovitz, Mina Weinstein-Evron, Irit Zohar, Vered Eshed, Deborah Cvikel, Jehuda Melamed, Yaacov Kahanov, Jean Bergeron, Clive Ruggles, Avraham Ronen, Liora Horwitz

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    Abstract

    The site of Atlit-Yam is one of the best preserved and most thoroughly investigated submerged prehistoric settlements in the world, with a wealth of finds of material culture and organic remains characteristic of a Pre-Pottery Neolithic village based on a mixed economy of farming and fishing 9000 years ago. Stone-lined water wells were also found, providing a precise measure of sea

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationUnder the Sea: Archaeology and Palaeolandscapes of the Contintental Shelf
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages85-102
    Number of pages18
    ISBN (Print)9783319531588
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2017

    Publication series

    NameCoastal Research Library
    Volume20
    ISSN (Print)2211-0577
    ISSN (Electronic)2211-0585

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    Galili, E., Benjamin, J., Hershkovitz, I., Weinstein-Evron, M., Zohar, I., Eshed, V., Cvikel, D., Melamed, J., Kahanov, Y., Bergeron, J., Ruggles, C., Ronen, A., & Horwitz, L. (2017). Atlit-Yam: A Unique 9000 Year Old Prehistoric Village Submerged off the Carmel Coast, Israel – The SPLASHCOS Field School (2011). In Under the Sea: Archaeology and Palaeolandscapes of the Contintental Shelf (pp. 85-102). (Coastal Research Library; Vol. 20). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-53160-1_6