Amlaq Qatih

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Amalq Qatih
Alternate name Amlaq el Qatih
Location 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) northwest of Baaloul, 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of Qaraoun, Lebanon
History
Periods Heavy Neolithic
Cultures Qaraoun culture
Site notes
Excavation dates 1955
Archaeologists Henri Fleisch, Maurice Tallon
Public access Unknown

Amlaq Qatih or Amlaq el Qatih is a Heavy Neolithic archaeological site of the Qaraoun culture that is located 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) northwest of Baaloul, 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of Qaraoun, Lebanon.[1][2]

The site was discovered and collections made by Henri Fleisch and Maurice Tallon in 1955. Materials recovered were found to be of a cream-coloured, cherty type of flint and were suggested to date from Acheulian, Heavy Neolithic and normal Neolithic periods and included a few Levallois cores.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, A.M.T. (1978). The Neolithic of the Levant. Oxford University, Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis. pp. 444–446. 
  2. ^ a b L. Copeland; P. Wescombe (1966). Inventory of Stone-Age Sites in Lebanon: North, South and East-Central Lebanon, p. 22. Impr. Catholique. Retrieved 29 August 2011.