Twenty-Five. The Arabian Peninsula

  1. D. T. Potts
  1. Philipp Drechsler

Published Online: 26 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch25

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Drechsler, P. (2012) The Arabian Peninsula, in A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ed D. T. Potts), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch25

Editor Information

  1. University of Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189880

Online ISBN: 9781444360790

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Keywords:

  • The Arabian Peninsula;
  • domestication of date palm;
  • Arabian Peninsula, permanent settlements;
  • Arabian Early Neolithic, PPNB into northwestern margins;
  • Arabian Middle Neolithic, and Neolithic herders;
  • long-term coastal fishing settlements;
  • RH-6, aquatic resources for inhabitants;
  • Ubaid pottery, obsidian, contact with southern Mesopotamia;
  • animal resources at RH-5, and deep-sea fishing;
  • oases, the Bronze Age and settlements

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Arabian Early Neolithic

  • Arabian Middle Neolithic

  • Late Neolithic

  • Bronze Age

  • Guide to Further Reading