H 290 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white (110 plates in colour)
Published Aug 2018
Edited by Philipp Drechsler
Describes the work carried out by the joint German-Saudi Dosariyah Archaeological Research Project (DARP) between 2010 and 2014 at Dosariyah, located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
Preface; Chapter 1: The Site and its Context – by Philipp Drechsler; Chapter 2: Geomorphology, Geoarchaeology and Paleoenvironments – by Adrian G. Parker, Simon J. Armitage, Max Engel, Mike W. Morley, Ash Parton, Gareth W. Preston and Hannah Russ; Chapter 3: Defining the Archeological Setting: the Dosariyah Survey – by Shumon T. Hussain and Felix Levenson; Chapter 4: Geophysical Survey – by Martin Posselt; Chapter 5: Archeological Surface Collections and Excavations – by Philipp Drechsler; Chapter 6: Dating Dosariyah – by Philipp Drechsler; Chapter 7: The Pottery – by Christine Kainert; Chapter 8: Geochemical Analysis of Putative Local and Ubaid Ceramics from Dosariyah – by Peter Magee and Steven Karacic; Chapter 9: Reworked Pottery – by Christine Kainert and Philipp Drechsler; Chapter 10: Fired Clay Objects – by Christine Kainert; Chapter 11: Lithic Industry – by Philipp Drechsler; Chapter 12: Variability of Arrowhead Shapes – by Philipp Drechsler; Chapter 13: Hematite Objects and the Use of Red Pigments – by Philipp Drechsler, Christoph Berthold and Christine Kainert; Chapter 14: Bone Industry – by Philipp Drechsler; Chapter 15: Personal Adornment – by Philipp Drechsler; Chapter 16: Bitumen Objects – by Philipp Drechsler; Chapter 17: Chemical Composition of Bitumen – by Thomas Van de Velde; Chapter 18: Plaster Morphology – by Philipp Drechsler; Chapter 19: Morphological and Geochemical Analysis of Plaster Samples – by Susan M. Mentzer, Markus Seil, Hilmar Adler, Thomas Chassé, Bertrand Ligouis, Christoph Berthold and Christopher E. Miller; Chapter 20: Faunal Remains and Subsistence Strategies – by Margarethe Uerpmann and Hans-Peter Uerpmann; Chapter 2: Isotopic Analyses of Cattle Teeth – by Corina Knipper and Michael Maus; Chapter 22: Archaeomalacology of Dosariyah: Diversity, Taphonomy and Distribution of Gastropods and Bivalves – by James H. Nebelsick, Philipp Drechsler and Paolo G. Albano; Chapter 23: Exploitation of the Marine Snail Hexaplex kuesterianus – by Georg Häussler, James H. Nebelsick and Philipp Drechsler; Conclusions – by Philipp Drechsler; Epilogue