|Excavation dates||1931, 1957, 1961|
|Archaeologists||R. Neuville, André Parrot, González Echergaray|
Archaeological finds at el-Khiam show nearly continuous habitation by groups of hunters since the Mesolithic and early Neolithic periods. The Khiamian (c. 10000-9500 BCE) period, named for this site, is characterized by flint arrowheads now known as "El Khiam Points."