Warwasi

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Warwasi
Warwasi
Warwasi
location in Iran
Location north of Kermanshah
Region Iran
Coordinates 34°27′34″N 47°6′18″E / 34.45944°N 47.10500°E / 34.45944; 47.10500Coordinates: 34°27′34″N 47°6′18″E / 34.45944°N 47.10500°E / 34.45944; 47.10500
History
Periods from Middle Paleolithic to late Epipaleolithic
A reconstruction of a Neanderthal male at Zagros Paleolithic Museum

Warwasi is a Paleolithic rockshelter site located at north of Kermanshah in western Iran. It was excavated by Bruce Howe under direction of late Robert Braidwood in the 1960s. This site contains a rich archaeological sequence from Middle Paleolithic to late Epipaleolithic.

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Braidwood, R. J. (1960) Seeking the World's First Farmers in Persian Kurdistan: A Full-Scale Investigation of Prehistoric Sites Near Kermanshah. The Illustrated London News no. 237, pp. 695–97.

Dibble, H.L., & S.J. Holdaway (1993). The Middle Paleolithic Industries of Warwasi. In The Paleolithic Prehistory of the Zagros-Taurus, edited by D.I. Olszewsky and H.L. Dibble, pp. 75–99. Philadelphia: University Museum Symposium Series, Volume 5, University of Pennsylvania.

Olszewski, D.I. (1993). The Late Baradostian Occupation at Warawsi Rockshelter, Iran. In The Paleolithic Prehistory of the Zagros-Taurus, edited by D.I. Olszewsky and H.L. Dibble, pp. 187–206. Philadelphia: University Museum Symposium Series, Volume 5, University of Pennsylvania.

Olszewski, D.I. (1993). The Zarzian Occupation at Warwasi Rockshelter, Iran. In The Paleolithic Prehistory of the Zagros-Taurus, edited by D.I. Olszewsky and H.L. Dibble, pp. 207–236. Philadelphia: University Museum Symposium Series, Volume 5, University of Pennsylvania.

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