Publication 

Barkai, R., Gopher, A., Lauritzen, S.E. and Frumkin, A. 2003. Uranium Series Dates from Qesem Cave, Israel, and the End of the Lower Palaeolithic. Nature 423: 977-979.

 

 

Verri, G., Barkai, R., Bordeanu, C., Gopher, A., Hass, M., Kaufman, A., Kubik, P., Montanari, E., Paul, M., Ronen, A., Weiner, S. and Boaretto, E. 2004. Flint Mining in Prehistory Recorded by in Situ Produced Cosmogenic 10Be. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 101(21): 7880-7884.

 

 

Gopher, A., Barkai, R., Shimelmitz, R., Khalaly, M., Lemorini, C., Hershkovitz, I, and Stiner, M. 2005. Qesem Cave: An Amudian Site in Central Israel. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society 35: 69-92.

 

 

Lemorini, C., Gopher, A., Shimelmitz, R., Stiner, M., and Barkai, R. 2005. Use-wear Analysis of an Amudian Laminar Assemblage from Acheuleo-Yabrudian Qesem Cave, Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science 33: 921-934.

 

 

Verri, G., Barkai, R., Gopher, A., Hass, M., Kubik, P., Paul, M., Ronen, A., Weiner, S. and Boaretto, E. 2005. Flint Procurement Strategies in the Late Lower Palaeolithic Recorded by in Situ Produced Cosmogenic 10Be in Tabun and Qesem Caves (Israel). Journal of Archaeological Science 32: 207-213.

 

 

Barkai, R., Gopher, A. and Shimelmitz, R. 2006. Middle Pleistocene Blade Production in the Levant: An Amudian Assemblage from Qesem Cave, Israel. Eurasian Prehistory 3(2): 39-74.

 

 

Karkanas, P., Shahack-Gross, R., Ayalon, A., Bar-Matthews, M., Barkai, R., Frumkin, A., Gopher, A. and Stiner, M.C. 2007. Evidence for Habitual Use of Fire at the End of the Lower Paleolithic: Site Formation Processes at Qesem Cave, Israel. Journal of Human Evolution 53: 197-212.

 

 

Barkai, R., Lemorini, C., Shimelmitz, R., Lev, Z., Stiner, M. and Gopher, A. 2009. A blade for all seasons? Making and using Amudian blades at Qesem Cave, Israel. Human Evolution 24:57-75.

 

 

Buaretto, E., Barlkai,R.,Gopher, A., Berna, F., Kubik, P. and Weiner, S. 2009. Specialized Flint Procurement Strategies for Hand Axes, Scrapers and Blades in the Late Lower Paleolithic: A 10Be Study at Qesem Cave, Israel. Human Evolution 24:1-12.

 

 

Frumkin, A., Karkanas, P., Bar-Matthews, M., Barkai, R.,Gopher, A., Schak-Gross, R. and Vaks, A. 2009. Gravitational deformations and fillings of aging caves: the example of Qesem karst system, Israel. Geomorphology106:154-164.

 

 

Stiner, M., Gopher, A. and Barkai, R. 2009. Cooperative hunting and meat sharing 400-200 kya at Qesem Cave, Israel. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 106:13207-13212.

 

 

Gopehr, A., Ayalon, A., Bar-Matthews, M. Barkai, R., Frumkin, A., Karkanas, P.,and  Shahack-Gross, R. 2010. The chronology of the Late Lower Paleolithic in the Levant: U series dates of speleothems from Pleistocene Qesem cave, Israel. Quaternary Geochronology (available online).

 

 

Maul, L., Smith, K,. Barkai, R., Barash, A., Karkanas, P.,Shahack-Gross, R. and Gopher, A. 2010. Of Men and Mice at Middle ​​Pleistocene Qesem Cave, Israel: small vertebrates, environment and biostratigraphy. Journal of Human Evolution (available online).

 

 

Hershkovitz ,I;  Smith, P; Sarig, R; Quam, R; Rodríguez, L; García, R; Arsuaga, J-L;  Barkai, .R. and Gopher,.A.  2010. Middle Pleistocene dental remains from Qesem Cave, Israel. American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

 

Barkai, R.,  Lemorini, C., and Gopher,.A. 2010. Palaeolithic cutlery 400 000–200 000 years ago: tiny meat-cutting tools from Qesem Cave, Israel. Antiquity 84 (325).

 

Stiner, M., Gopher, A. and Barkai, R. In press. Hearth-side ​​​​​​​socioeconomics, hunting and paleoecology during the late Lower Paleolithic at Qesem Cave, Israel. Journal of Human Evolution

 

Shimelmitz, R., Gopher,.A. and Barkai, R. Systematic Blade Production at Late Lower Paleolithic (400-200 kyr) Qesem Cave, Israel. Journal of Human Evolution 61: 458-479. 2011.

 

Ben-Dor, M., Gopher, A., Hershkovitz, I. and Barkai, R. Man the fat hunter: The demise of Homo erectus and the emergence of a new hominin lineage in the Middle Pleistocene (ca. 400 kyr) Levant. PLoS One. 6(12): e28689.

 

 

Mercier, N., Valladas, H., Falgueres, C., Shao, Q., Gopher, A., Barkai, R., ... & Reyss, J. L. (2013). New datings of Amudian layers at Qesem cave (Israel): Results of TL applied to burnt flints and ESR/U-series to teeth. Journal of Archaeological Science.

 

 

Smith, K. T., Maul, L. C., Barkai, R., & Gopher, A. (2013). To catch a chameleon, or actualism vs. natural history in the taphonomy of the microvertebrate fraction at Qesem cave, Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science.

 

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