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LABORATORY OF GROUND STONE TOOLS RESEARCH
Department of Archaeology I Faculty of Humanities I University of Haifa

Huzuq Musa

Huzuq Musa is a Final Natufian site located in the Jordan Valley. Excavations at the site revealed several oval stone structures and dozens of bedrock features. The bedrock features studied with D. Nadel from the Zinman Institute of Archaeology, University of Haifa, are similar to those uncovered at other Natufian sites, including a notable variation of types, diameters and depth.

Relevant publications:

Nadel, D. and Rosenberg, D. 2013. The Final Epipalaeolithic/PPNA site of Huzuq Musa (Jordan Valley). In: Bar-Yosef, O. and Valla, F. R. (eds.). Natufian Foragers in the Levant – Terminal Pleistocene Social Changes in Western Asia. Pp. 382–396. Ann Arbor: International Monographs in Prehistory, Archaeological Series 19.

Rosenberg, D., Yeshurun, R., Groman-Yaroslvski, I., Winter, H., Zertal, A., Brown-Goodman, R. and Nadel, D. 2010. Huzuq Musa – A preliminary report on the test excavation at a Final Epipalaeolithic/PPNA site in the Jordan Valley. Paléorient 36(2):189–204.