Raoul Desribes

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Reverend Father Raoul Desribes (born in 1856, died in 1940) was a French Jesuit archaeologist notable for his work on prehistory in Lebanon, particularly the archaeological site of Minet Dalieh at Ras Beirut. He found two paleolithic bone harpoons.[1]


  1. ^ Desribes, Raoul., "Harpons trouvés dans la brèche paléolithique d'Antélias", L'Anthropologie, 25, 213, 1914

External links[edit]

  • Biography (in French) Lebanese Museum of Prehistory, Saint Joseph University Website