Archaeobotanical Reports from the Levant
(Israel, Jordan, Lebanon) and Related Items

accumulated by Naomi F. Miller, University of Pennsylvania Museum
August, 2018

Albert, R.M., S. Weiner, O. Bar-Yosef, and L. Meignen
2000 Phytoliths in the Middle Paleolithic deposits of Kebara Cave, Mt. Carmel, Israel: Study of the plant materials used for fuel and other purposes. Journal of Archaeological Science 27: 931-947. [ doi:10.1006/jasc.2000.0507]
Levant//Kebara Cave//Middle Paleolithic//phyto

Albert, R.M., O. Bar-Yosef, L. Meignen, and S. Weiner
2003 Quantitative Phytolith Study of Hearths from the Natufian and Middle Paleolithic Levels of Hayonim Cave (Galilee, Israel). Journal of Archaeological Science 30:461-480. [doi:10.1006/jasc.2002.0854]
Levant//Hayonim//Mid Paleo//Epipaleo//phyto

Allen, Susan E.
2002 Palaeoethnobotany: Preliminary Results. In Sha'ar Hagolan I, by Y. Garfinkel and M.A. Miller, pp. 236-246. Oxbow Books, Oxford.
Levant//Sha'ar Hagolan//7M//6M

Allué, E. and D. Griffiths
2006 Identification of wood from Bronze Age contexts at Sidon. Archaeology and History of Lebanon 24: 23-33.

Asouti, E. and D. Griffiths
2003 Identification of the wood used in the construction of the "Sunken Room" at Sidon. Archaeology & History in Lebanon 18: 62-69.

Austin, P.
2007 The Wood Charcoal. In The Early Prehistory of Wadi Faynan, Southern Jordan: Evaluation of the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A Site of WF16 and Archaeological Surveys of Wadis Faynan, Guwayr and al Bustan, eds. B. Finlayson and S. Mithen, pp. 408-419. Council for British Research in the Levant, London.

Baas, J.
1980 Ein bedeutsamer botanischer Fund der Gattung Echium Linne aus Kamid el-Loz. In Bericht über die Ergebnisse in Kamid el-Loz in den Jähren 1968 bis 1970, ed. R. Hachmann. Pp. 111-115. Saarbrucker Beiträge zur Altertumskunde. Bonn.
Lebanon //Kamid el-Loz//Late Bronze//Echium

Baierle, H. U., W. Frey, C. Jagiella and H. Kurschner
1989 Die Brennstoffressourcen in Raum Fenan (Wadi Araba, Jordanien) und die bei der Küpfererzverhuttung verwendeten Brennstoffe. In Old World Archaeometallurgy, eds. A. Hauptmann, E. Pernicka, and G.A. Wagner, pp. 213-222. Deutsche Bergbau-Museum, Bochum.
Jordan //Wadi Feinan//3M//2M//1M//AD

Bar-Yosef, Ofer and Mordechai Kislev
1989 Early Farming Communities in the Jordan Valley.In Foraging and Farming, The Evolution of Plant Exploitation, eds. D.R. Harris and G.C. Hillman, pp. 632-642. Unwin Hyman, London.

Bar-Yosef, Ofer, Ari Gopher, Eitan Tchernov, and Mordechai E. Kislev
1991 Netiv Hagdud: An Early Neolithic Village Site in the Jordan Valley. Journal of Field Archaeology 18: 405-424.
Israel//Netiv Hagdud//PPNA

Baruch, Uri and Nigel Goring-Morris
1997 The Arboreal Vegetation of the Central Negev Highlands, Israel, at the End of the Pleistocene: Evidence from Archaeological Charred Wood Remains. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 6: 249-259.
Israel//Nahal Neqarot//Saflulim//Abu Salem//Ramat Harif//Ma'aleh Ramon East//Epipaleo//12M-9M

Berlin, Andrea M., Terry Ball, Robert Thompson, and Sharon C. Herbert
2003 Ptolemaic Agriculture, "Syrian Wheat", and Triticum aestivum. Journal of Archaeological Science 30: 115-121. [ doi:10.1006/jasc.2002.0812]
Israel//T. Kedesh//1M

Behre, Karl-Ernst
1970 Kulturpflanzenreste aus Kamid el-Loz. In Bericht über die Ergebnisse der Ausgrabungen in Kamid el-Loz (Libanon) in den Jähren 1966 und 1967, ed. Rolf Hachmann, pp. 59-69. Saarbrucker Beiträge zur Altertumskunde. Bonn.

Bogaard, Amy, and Michael Charles
1999 Addendum: Summary of Archaeobotanical Work at al-Mudaybi'. In "Al-Karak Resources Project 1997: Excavations at Khirbat al-Mudaybi'," by G. Mattingly et al. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 43: 127-144 [140-143].
Jordan//Khirbat al-Mudaybi'//AD

Borojevic, Ksenija
2006 Archaeobotanical Finds. Chapter 27. In Megiddo IV: the 1998-2002 Seasons, eds. I. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin and B. Halpern, pp.519-541. Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology University of Tel-Aviv No. 24.

Borojevic, Ksenija
2010 Interpreting, dating, and Reevaluating the Botanical Assemblage from Tell Kedesh: a Case Study of Historical Contamination. Journal of Archaeological Science 38: 829-842. [ doi:10.1016/j.jas.2010.11.005]
Israel//T. Kedesh//1M

Bouchaud, Charlene, Christiane Jacquat, Danièle Martinoli
2017 Landscape use and fruit cultivation in Petra (Jordan) from Early Nabataean to Byzantine times (2nd century BC-5th century AD). Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 26: 223-244.

Buxo i Capdevila, Ramon
1999 Reflections on Paleobotanical Remains from Hayonim Terrace (Upper Galilee). In Prehistory of Agriculture, New Experimental and Ethnographic Approaches, ed. P.C. Anderson, pp. 153-155. Institute of Archaeology Monograph 40. University of California, Los Angeles.

Cahill, Jane, Karl Reinhard, David Tarler and Peter Warnock
1991 Scientists Examine Remains of Ancient Bathroom. Biblical Archaeology Review 17(3): 64-69.

Caracuta, Valentina, Jacob Vardi, Ytzhak Paz, and Elisabetta Boaretto
2017 Farming legumes in the pre-pottery Neolithic: New discoveries from the site of Ahihud (Israel). PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177859.

Caracuta, Valentina, Ehud Weiss, Edwin C.M. van den Brink, Roy Liran, Jacob Vardi, and Omry Barzilai
2014 From natural environment to human landscape: New archaeobotanical data from the Neolithic site of Nahal Zippori 3, Lower Galilee. Neo-Lithics 1/14: 33-41.
Israel//Nahal Zippori 3//7M//6M//PPNB

Cartwright, C.R.
1994 The Archaeobotanical Remains from the 1993 Season. In J.N. Tubb and P.G. Dorrell (eds.), "Tell es-Sa'idiyeh 1993: Interim Report on the Seventh Season of Excavations." Palestine Exploration Quarterly 126: 66-67.
Jordan//Tell es-Sa'idiyeh//3M

Cartwright, C.R.
1996 Preliminary Report on the Archaeobotanical Material from the 1995 Season of Excavations at Tell es-Sa'idiyeh, Jordan. In J.N. Tubb et al. (eds.), "Interim report on the Eighth (1995) Season of Excavations at Tell es-Sa'idiyeh." Palestine Exploration Quarterly 128: 39-40.
Jordan//Tell es-Sa'idiyeh//3M

Cartwright, C.R.
1997 Interim Report on the Archaeobotanical Remains from the 1996 Season of Excavations of the Early Bronze Age Complex at Tell es-Sa'idiyeh, Jordan. In Tubb et al. (eds.), "Interim Report on the Ninth Season of Excavations at Tell es-Sa'idiyeh, Jordan." Palestine Exploration Quarterly 129: 72-75.
Jordan//Tell es-Sa'idiyeh//3M

Cartwright, C. R. & Clapham, A.
1993 The Archaeobotanical Remains from Tell es-Sa'idiyeh, Jordan. InTubb and P.G. Dorrell (eds.), "Tell es-Sa'idiyeh 1993: Interim Report on the Sixth Season of Excavations." Palestine Exploration Quarterly 125: 73-74.
Jordan//Tell es-Sa'idiyeh//3M//2M//1M

Charles, M.P., and C.F. Hoppe
1997-1998 The Archaeobotanical Remains. In "Mamluk Khirbat Faris," by A.M. McQuitty et al. The Mamluks and the Early Ottoman Period in Bilad al-Sham: History and Archaeology. Aram 9-10:181-226 [194-198, 223-226].
Jordan //Khirbat Faris//AD

Chernoff, Miriam C.
1988 The Archaeobotanical Material from Tel el Ifshar. Ph.D. Dissertation, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts.
Israel//Tel Ifshar//3M//2M

Chernoff, Miriam C.
1992 Natural Resource Use in an Ancient Near East Farming Community. Agricultural History 66: 213-220ff.
Israel//Tell Ifshar//2M//1M

Chernoff, Miriam C., and Samuel M. Paley
1998 Dynamics of Cereal Production at Tell el Ifshar during the Middle Bronze Age. Journal of Field Archaeology 25:397-416.
Israel//Tell el Ifshar//2M

Colledge, Susan M.
1994 In "Prehistoric Environment and Settlement in the Azraq Basin: An Interim Report on the 1987 and 1988 Excavation Seasons," A.N. Garrard et al. Levant 26: 73-109 (100-105).
Jordan//Jilat //PPNB//Neolithic//8M//7M//6M

Colledge, S. (and J. Hather)
1998 Dhuweila: Botanical Remains. The Harra and the Hamad-Excavations and Explorations in Eastern Jordan, vol. 1, by A.V.G. Betts et al., pp. 185-189 + Pls 13, 14. Sheffield Archaeological Monographs 9. Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield.

Colledge, Susan M.
2001 Plant Exploitation on Epipaleolithic and Early Neolithic Sites in the Levant. BAR International Series 986. Oxford.
Jordan//Wadi Hammeh //Epipaleo//Neolithic//Azraq

Colledge, Sue
2013 Plant Remains an Archaeobotanical Analysis. In Wadi Hammeh 27, an Early Natufian Settlement at Pella in Jordan, ed. P.C. Edwards, pp. 353-365. Brill, Leiden.
Jordan//Wadi Hammeh 27//<11M

Crawford, Patricia
1987 Food for a Roman Legion: The Plant Remains from el-Lejjun. In The Roman Frontier in Central Jordan, Interim Report on the Limes Arabicus Project, 1980-1985, ed. S. Thomas Parker, pp. 691-704. BAR International Series 340 (ii). Oxford.
Jordan //el-Lejjun//Roman

Crawford, Patricia
2006 The Plant Remains. In The Roman Frontier in Central Jordan: Final Report on the Limes Arabicus Project, 1980-1989, edited by S. T. Parker, pp. 453-461. Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.
Jordan//T. el-Lejjun//AD//

Crawford, Patricia, Oystein Sakala LaBianca and Robert B. Stewart
1976 The Flotation Remains, A Preliminary Report. In Heshbon 1974, The Fourth Campaign at Tell Hesban, R.S. Boraas and L.T. Geraty, pp. 185-187. Andrews University Monographs Studies in Religion 9. Andrews University Press, Berrien Springs, Michigan.
Jordan//Tell Heshbon//1M//AD

De Moulins D.
2009 Sidon: Grain from the storerooms. Archaeology and History of Lebanon 29:11-15.

De Moulins, D.
2015 Plant remains from Middle Bronze Age to Iron Age: Samples of the College site, Sidon. Archaeology and History of Lebanon 42/43:32-54.

De Moulins D. and A. Marsh
2011 Sidon: Plant remains from the Middle Bronze Age Archaeology and History of Lebanon 34/35: 236-258.

de Vartavan, C.
1991 Appendix B. Preliminary Report on the Plant Remains from Sataf. Levant 23: 50-52.

Dollfus, G., Z. Kafifi, J. Rewerski, N. Vaillant, E. Coqueugniot, J. Desse, and R. Neef
1988 Abu Hamid, An Early Fourth Millennium Site in the Jordan Valley, Preliminary Results. In The Prehistory of Jordan: The State of Research in 1986, eds. A.N. Garrard and H.G. Gebel,pp. 567-601. BAR International Series 396, Oxford.
Jordan//Abu Hamid//5M

Edwards, P. C., S.J. Bourke, S.J., S.M. Colledge, J. Head, P.G. Macumber
1988 Late Pleistocene Prehistory in Wadi al-Hammeh, Jordan Valley. In The Prehistory of Jordan: The State of Research in 1986, eds. A. N. Garrard and H.G. Gebel, pp. 525-565. BAR International Series 396, Oxford.
Jordan//Wadi Hammeh 27//Epipaleolithic

Edwards, Philip C., John Meadows, Ghattas Sayej, and Michael Westaway
2004 From the PPNA to the PPNB: New Views from the Southern Levant after Excavations at Zahrat adh-Dhra' 2 in Jordan. Paléorient 30/2: 21-60. [archaeobotanical section: 38-43]
Jordan//Zahrat adh-Dhra'//10M//9M

Engel, T.
1992 Nouvelles recherches sur des charbons de bois du Chalcolithique, de l'âge de Bronze et de l'âge du Fer de Fenan/Wadi Araba, Jordanie. In Les charbons de bois, les anciens écosystèmes et le rôle de l'homme, ed. J.-L. Vernet. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 139, Actualités botaniques 2/3/4: 553-563.
Jordan//Fenan //4M//3M//2M//1M

Engel, T.
1992 Charcoal Remains from an Iron Age Copper Smelting Slag Heap at Feinan, Wadi Arabah (Jordan). Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 2: 205-211.
Jordan//Fenan //1M

Erlanson, C.O.
1962 Botanical Specimens. In The Ancient Agriculture Regime of Nessana and the Central Negeb, p. 258. London.

Fall, Patricia L., Steven E. Falconer, and JoAnna Klinge
2015 Bronze age fuel use and its implications for agrarian landscapes in the eastern Mediterranean. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 4: 182-191.
Levant//Zahrat adh-Dhra//T. el-Hayyat//T. Abu en-Ni'aj//3M//2M

Farahani, Alan, Benjamin W. Porter, Hanna Huynh, and Bruce Routledge
2016 Crop storage and animal husbandry at Early Iron Age Khirbat al-Mudayna al-'Aliya (Jordan): A paleoethnobotnical approach. In The Archaeology of Agro-Pastoralist Economies in Jordan, ed. K.M. McGeough, pp. 27-88. Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research 69.
Jordan//Khirbat al-Mudayna al-'Aliya //1M

Fatkin, Danielle Steen, Katherine Adelsberger, Alan Farahani, Alysia Fischer, Sarah Whitcher Kansa, Justin Lev-Tov, Colleen Morgan, Benjamin W. Porter, Bruce E. Routledge, and Andrew T. Wilson
2011 Digging Deeper: Technical Reports from the Dhiban Excavation and Development Project. Archaeological Research Facility Field Reports. University of California, Berkeley. (Online)
Jordan//T. Dhiban//3M//2M//1M

Feinbrunn, Naomi
1938 New Data on Some Cultivated Plants and Weeds of Early Bronze Age in Palestine. Palestine Journal of Botany, Jerusalem Series 1: 238-240. Israel//Beit Shan //3M

Fischer, P. and Tim Holden
2006 Chapter 6: Climate, Fauna and Flora: An Overview. In Tell Abu al-Kharaz in the Jordan Valley. Volume II: The Middle and Late Bronze Ages, by P.M. Fischer, pp. 305-320. Verlag der Österreichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien.
Jordan//T. Abu al-Kharaz//3M//2M//1M

Fish, Suzanne K.
1989 Appendix B. The Beidha Pollen Record. In The Natufian Encampment at Beidha, Late Pleistocene Adaptation in the Southern Levant, Brian F. Byrd, pp. 91-96. Jutland Archaeological Society Publications 23(1). Jutland Archaeological Society, Aarhus.

Frey, W., E. Gerlach, and H. Kurschner
1991 Neolithische Holzkohlen aus dem Tell Wadi Fenan (Wadi Arabah, Jordanien) und ihre Interpretation. In Contributiones Selectae ad Floram et Vegetationem Orientis, eds. T. Engel, W. Frey, and H. Kurschner. Flora et Vegetatio Mundi 9: 121-132. Cramer, Stuttgart.
Jordan //Fenan//Neolithic

Galili, E., I. Hershkowitz, A. Gopher, M. Weinstein-Evron, O. Lernau, M. Kislev and L. Horwitz
1993 Atlit-Yam: A Prehistoric Site on the Sea Floor of the Israeli Coast. Journal of Field Archaeology 20: 133-157.

Galili, Ehud, Daniel Jean Stanley, Jacob Sharvit, Mina Weinstein-Evron
1997 Evidence for Earliest Olive-Oil Production in Submerged Settlements off the Carmel Coast, Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science 24: 1141-1150. [ doi:10.1006/jasc.1997.0193]
Israel//Kfar Samir//7M

Galili, Ehud, Mina Weinstein-Evron, and Daniel Zohary
1989 Appearance of Olives in Submerged Neolithic Sites along the Carmel Coast. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society (Mitekufat Haeven) 22: 95-97.
Israel//Neolithic//7M//Olea europaea

Garfinkel, Y., M.E. Kislev, and D. Zohary
1988 Lentil in the Pre-pottery Neolithic B Yiftah'el: Additional Evidence of its Early Domestication. Israel Journal of Botany 37: 49-51.

Garrard, Andrew N., Alison Betts, Brian Byrd, Susan Colledge, Christopher Hunt
1988 Summary of Palaeoenvironmental and Prehistoric Investigations in the Azraq Basin. InThe Prehistory of Jordan: The State of Research in 1986, eds. A.N. Garrard and H.G. Gebel, pp. 311-337. BAR International Series 396, Oxford.

Garrard, A. N., S. Colledge, S., C. Hunt, C., and R. Montague
1988 Environment and Subsistence during the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene in the Azraq Basin. Paléorient 14(2): 40-49.

Gilliland, Dennis
1986 Paleoethnobotany and Paleoenvironment. In Hesban 2: Environmental Foundations, eds. O.S. LaBianca and Larry Lacelle. Pp. 123-12. Andrews University Press, Berrien Springs, Michigan.
Jordan//Tell Hesban//1M//AD

Giorgi, J.
1999 Plant Remains from the Sediments of the Inner Harbour (Area I14). In Caesarea Papers II, eds. K.G.Hollum, A. Raban, and J. Patrich, pp. 353-356. Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplementary Series 35. Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Gophna, R. and M. Kislev
1979 Tel Saf (1977-1978). Revue Biblique 86: 112-114.
Israel//T. Saf//T. Tsaf

Goren-Inbar, Naama, Gonen Sharon, Yoel Melamed, and Mordechai Kislev
2002 Nuts, nut cracking, and pitted stones at Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, Israel. In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99: 2455-2460. (text on-line at
Israel //Gesher Benot Ya'aqov//Acheulian

Goring-Morris, Nigel, Uri Baruch, Anna Belfer-Cohen, and Steve Rosen
1998 Epipalaeolithic occupation in Nahal Neqarot Rockshelter, Negev, Israel: Radiocarbon dating and identification of charred wood remains. Geoarchaeology 13: 219-232.
Israel//Nahal Neqarot//Epipaleo

Graham, Philip
2014 Archaeobotanical remains from late 6th/early 5th Millennium BC Tel Tsaf, Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science. [available online, Jan. 4, 2014]
Levant//T. Tsaf//T. Saf//6M//5M

Hald, Mette Marie
2005 The Shkarat Msaied plant remains: Preliminary observations. In The Excavations at Shkarat Msaied, 1999-2004, by C.H. Jensen, B.D. Hermansen, M. Kinzel, M.M. Hald, P. Bangsgaard, M. Bille Petersen, N. Lynnerup, N., and I. Thuesen. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 49: 115-134. [online version]
Jordan//Shkarat Msaied//PPNB//7M

Hartmann-Shenkman, Mordechai E. Kislev, Ehud Galili, Yoel Malamud, and Ehud Weiss
2015 Invading a new niche: obligatory weeds at Neolithic Atlit-Yam, Israel. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 24: 9-18.

Helbaek, Hans
1958 Plant economy in ancient Lachish. In Lachish IV: The Bronze Age, by Olga Tufnell, pp. 309-317, Appendix A. Oxford University Press, London.
Israel //Lachish//Bronze Age

Helbaek, Hans
1966 Pre-Pottery Neolithic Farming at Beidha. Palestine Exploration Quarterly 98: 61-66.
Jordan //Beidha//Neolithic

Henry, Donald O., J. Joel White, Joseph E. Beaver, Seiji Kadowaki, April Nowell, Carlos Cordova, Rebecca M. Dean, Heidi Ekstrom, Joy McCorriston, and Linda Scott-Cummings
2003 The Early Neolithic Site of Ayn Abu Nukhayla, Southern Jordan. Bulletin of the American School of Oriental Research 330: 1-30.
Jordan//Ayn Abu Nukhayla//7M

Hopf, Maria
1969 Plant Remains and Early Farming at Jericho. In Domestication and Exploitation of Plants and Animals, eds. P.J. Ucko and G.W. Dimbleby, pp. 355-359. Aldine, Chicago.
Jordan //Jericho//Epipaleo//Neolithic

Hopf, Maria
1978 Plant remains, Strata V-I. In Early Arad, R. Amiran. Pp. 64-82. Israel Exploration Society, Jerusalem.

Hopf, Maria
1983 Jericho plant remains. In Excavations at Jericho, eds. K.M. Kenyon and T.A. Holland, pp. 576-621. British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem, London.
Jordan//Jericho //Neolithic

Hopf, Maria and Ofer Bar-Yosef
1987 Plant remains from Hayonim Cave, western Galilee. Paléorient 13(1): 117-120.
Israel//Hayonim //Epipaleo

Jacquat, Christine and Danièle Martinoli
1999 Vitis vinifera L.: Wild or cultivated? Study of grape pips found at Petra, Jordan; 150 B.C.-A.D. 40. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 8: 25-30.

Kennedy, A.
2007 The plant macro-fossils. In The Early Prehistory of Wadi Faynan, Southern Jordan: Evaluation of the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A Site of WF16 and Archaeological Surveys of Wadis Faynan, Guwayr and al Bustan, eds. B. Finlayson and S. Mithen, pp. 420-428. Council for British Research in the Levant, London.

Karg, S.
1996 XII. Pflanzenreste aus den nabatäischen und spätrömischen Schichten. InPetra Ez Zantur 1. Ergebnisse der Schweizerisch-Lichtensteinischen Ausgrabungen 1988-1992, by B. Kolb, S. Schmid and R. Stucky, pp. 355-357; 997-1000; 394-407. Mainz.

Kislev, Mordechai E.
1980 Conténu d'un silo a blé de l'époque du fer ancien. In Tell Keisan (1971-1976), une cité phénicienne en Galilee, J. Briend and J.-B. Humbert, pp. 361-379. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, Series Archaeologica 1.
Israel//Tell Keisan//1M

Kislev, Mordechai E.
1985 Early Neolithic Horsebean from Yiftah'el, Israel. Science 228:319-320.
Israel//Yiftah'el////Neolithic Vicia faba

Kislev, Mordechai E.
1986 A Barley Store of the Bar-Kochba Rebels (Roman Period). Israel Journal of Botany 35:183-196.
Abi'or Cave//135 C.E.//Hordeum vulgare

Kislev, Mordechai E.
1987 Chalcolithic Plant Husbandry and Ancient Vegetation at Shiqmim. In Shiqmim I, Studies Concerning Chalcolithic Societies in the Northern Negev Desert, Israel (1982-1984), ed. Thomas E. Levy, pp. 251-279; 548-563. BAR International Series 356, Oxford.
Israel //Shiqmim//Chalco

Kislev, Mordechai E.
1988 Nahal Hemar Cave, Desiccated Plant Remains: An Interim Report. 'Atiqot 18:76-81.
Israel//Nahal Hemar//PPNB//Neolithic

Kislev, Mordechai E.
1989 Multiformity in Barley from an Iron Age Store in Sinai. Archäobotanik. Dissertationes Botanicae 133: 67-80.
Kadesh Barnea//1M//Hordeum

Kislev, Mordechai E.
1992 Vegetal Food of Bar Kokhba Revels at Abi'or Cave near Jericho. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 73: 153-160.
Abi'or Cave//135 C.E.

Kislev, Mordechai E.
1993 Food Remains. In Shiloh: The Archaeology of a Biblical Site, eds. I. Finkelstein, S. Bunimovich, and Z. Lederman, pp. 354-361. Institute of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv.

Kislev, Mordechai E.
1994-5 Wild Olive Stones at Submerged Chalcolithic Kfar Samir, Haifa, Israel. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society 26: 134-145.
Israel//Kfar Samir//4M//Olea europaea

Kislev, Mordechai E.
1997 Early Agriculture and Paleoecology of Netiv Hagdud. In An Early Neolithic Village in the Jordan Valley Part I: The Archaeology of Netiv Hagdud, ed. O. Bar-Yosef and A. Gopher, pp. 210-236. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge.
Israel//Netiv Hagdud//9M

Kislev, Mordechai
1998 The Relative Impact of Pig Husbandry versus Goat Browsing on Ancient Oak Forests in Israel. In Villages, Terraces, and Stone Mounds, Excavations at Manahat, Jerusalem, 1987-1989 (The Rephaim Valley Project), by G. Edelstein, I. Milevski, and S. Aurant, pp. 113-118. Israel Antiquities Authority Reports 3. Jerusalem.

Kislev, M. E.
2003 The Botanical Remains: A Clue to Dating the Season of the Ship's Voyage. In The Ma'agan Michael Ship: The Recovery of a 2400-year-old Merchantman. Vol. 1, eds. E. Linder and Y. Kahanov. Israel Exploration Society and University of Haifa, p. 244.
Israel// Ma'agan Michael//1M

Kislev, M.E.
2010 Cereal Grains from a Pit (Chapter 27). In Deir el-Balah: Excavations in 1977-1982 in the Cemetery and Settlement. Vol. II: The Finds, eds. T. Dothan and B. Brandl. Qedem 50: 307-308.
Levant//Deir el-Balah

Kislev, Mordechai E.
2015 Infested stored crops in the Iron Age I granary at Tel Hadar. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 62: 86-97.
Levant/T. Hadar//1M

Kislev, M.E., M. Artzy and E. Marcus
1993 Import of an Aegean Food Plant to a Middle Bronze IIA Coastal Site in Israel. Levant 25: 145-154.
Israel//Tel Nami//2M//Lathyrus clymenum

Kislev, Mordechai and Ofer Bar-Yosef
1988 The Legumes: The Earliest Domesticated Plants in the Near East? Current Anthropology 29:175-179.

Kislev, Mordechai E., Ofer Bar-Yosef and Avi Gopher
1986 Early Neolithic Domesticated and Wild Barley from the Netiv Hagdud Region in the Jordan Valley. Israel Journal of Botany 35: 197-201.
Israel //Netiv Hagdud//Neolithic//Hordeum

Kislev, Mordechai and Anat Hartman
2012 Food Crops from Nahal Zehora II. In Village Communities of the Pottery Neolithic Period in the Menashe Hills, Israel, Archaeological Investigations at the Sites of Nahal Zehora, by Avi Gopher, pp. 1321-1326. Insitute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv.
Levant//Nahal Zehora II//7M

Kislev, M.E., A. Hartmann, and T. Noy
2010 The Plant Subsistence of Hunter-Gatherers at Neolithic Gilgal I, Jordan Valley, Israel. In Gilgal: Early Neolithic Occupation in the Lower Jordan Valley, the Excavations of Tamar Noy, eds. O. Bar-Yosef, A.N. Goring-Morris and A. Gopher, pp. 251-257. Oxford and Oakville, Oxbow Books.

Kislev, Mordechai E., Anat Harmann, Ofer Bar-Yosef
2006 Early Domesticated Fig in the Jordan Valley. Science 312: 1372-1374.

Kislev, Mordechai, Anat Hartmann, and Ehud Galili
2004 Archaeobotanical and Archaeoentomological Evidence from a Well at Atlit-Yam Indicates Colder, More Humid Climate on the Israeli Coast during the PPNC Period. Journal of Archaeological Science 31(9):1301-1310. [ doi:10.1016/j.jas.2004.02.010]

Kislev, Mordechai and Maria Hopf
1985 Food Remains from Tell Qasile, with Special Reference to Lathyrus sativus/ cicera. In Excavations at Tell Qasile, part 2, A. Mazar. Qedem 20: 140-147.
Israel//Tell Qasile

Kislev, Mordechai E. and Yael Mahler-Slasky
2009 Food Remains. In Aphek-Antipatris II. The Remains on the Acropolis, by Y. Gadot and E. Yadin, pp. 499-525. Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University.
Levant//T. Aphek//2M//1M

Kislev, M. E. and M. Marmorstein
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Liphschitz N.
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Liphschitz N.
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Liphschitz, N.
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Liphschitz, N.
1996 Archaeobotanical Investigations. In The Nahal Qanah Cave, by A. Gopher and T. Tsuk, pp. 202-204. Institute of Archaeology Monograph 12, Tel Aviv.
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Liphschitz, N.
1997 Wood Remains from Two PPNB Sites: Horvat Galil and Nahal Beset. Tel Aviv 24: 237-239.
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1998 Timber Analysis of Household Objects in Israel: A Comparative Study. Israel Exploration Journal 48: 77-90.

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Liphschitz N.
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Liphschitz, Nili
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Liphschitz, Nili
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Liphschitz, Nili
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Liphschitz, Nili and Gideon Biger
1991 Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) in Israel during Antiquity. Israel Exploration Journal 41: 167-175.
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1996 Wild Olive (Olea europaea) Stones from a Chalcolithic Cave at Shoham, Israel and Their Implications. Tel Aviv 23: 135-142.
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1989 The Botanical Remains from Masada: Identification of the Plant Species and the Possible Origin of the Remnants. Bulletin of the American School of Oriental Research 274: 27-32.

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Liphschitz, Nili and Tamar Noy
1991 Vegetational Landscape and the Macroclimate of the Gilgal Region during the Natufian and Pre-Pottery Neolithic A. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society 24: 59-63.

Liphschitz, N. and Yoav Waisel
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Liphschitz N. and Y. Waisel
1980 Dendroarchaeological Investigations in Israel (Taanach). Israel Exploration Journal 30:132-136.

Liphschitz, Nili, Yoav Waisel, Abraham Fahn, Ella Werker, and Uri Baruch
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Liphschitz, Nili, Yoav Waisel, and Maria Hopf
1998 Analysis of Charred Wood Samples and Seeds from Chalcolithic Sites in the Golan. In The Chalcolithic Culture of the Golan, by Claire Epstein, pp. 339-340. Israel Antiquities Authority.

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McCorriston, Joy and Heidi Ekstrom
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1980 The Nature and Cultural Implications of Early Bronze Age Agriculture in the Southern Ghor of Jordan - An Archaeological Reconstruction. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh.
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McCreery, David
1979 Flotation of the Bab edh-dhra' and Numeira Plant Remains. Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research 46: 165-169.
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McCreery, David
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McCreery, David W.
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2016 The plant component of an Acheulian diet at Gesher Benot Ya'aqov, Israel. PNAS 113 (51): 14674-14679.
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Ramsay, J. H.
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Ramsay, J.H.
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Ramsay, J.H. and K. Holum
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Ramsay, J.H. and A.M. Smith II
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Ramsay, Jennifer and Natalie Mueller
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1999 Fruhbronzezeitliche Ökonomie in Hirbet ez-Zeraqon, Jordanien
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Riehl, S. and K. Deckers
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Rollefson, Gary
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Rosen, Arlene M.
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Simchoni, O. and M.E. Kislev
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Simchoni, O. and M. Kislev
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2001 Chalcolithic Dwelling Remains, Cup Marks and Olive (Olea europaea) Stones at Nevallat. Israel Exploration Journal 51: 36-43.

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Warnock, Peter
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Weiss, Ehud and Yael Mahler-Slasky
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Jordan//Ras an-Numayra//4M//3M

White, Chantel E. and Cheryl A. Makarewicz
2012 Harvesting Practices and Early Neolithic Barley Cultivation at el-Hemmeh, Jordan. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 21: 85-94. [DOI 10.1007/s00334-011-0309-z]

Willcox, George
1992 Archaeobotanical Investigations at Pella (1983). In Pella in Jordan 2, by A.W. McNicoll, R.H. Smith, P.M. Watson, and S. Gordon, pp. 253-256. Sydney.
Joprdan//Wadi Hammeh//Kebaran//Natuf//4M//3M//2M//1M//AD

Zaitscheck, D.V.
1959 Remains of Cultivated Plants from Horvat Beter (Beersheba): Preliminary Note. 'Atiqot 2: 48-52.
Levant//Beersheba (Horvat Beter)

Zaitscheck, D.V.
1961 Remains of Cultivated Plants from the Cave of Nahal Mishmar: Preliminary Note. Israel Exploration Journal 11: 70-72.
Levant// Horvat Beter (Beersheba)

Zaitscheck, D.V.
1962 Remains of Plants from the Cave of the Pool. Israel Exploration Journal 12: 184-185.
Levant// Cave of the Pool

Zaitscheck, D.V.
1980. Plant Remains from the Cave of the Treasure. In The Cave of the Treasure, ed. P. Bar-Adon, pp. 223-227. The Israel Exploration Society, Jerusalem.
Levant// Cave of the Treasure

Zaitschek, D. V.
1955 Remains of Cultivated Plants from Afula. 'Atiqot 1: 71-74.

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