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Ethnoarchaeology at Tabaqat al-Buma, Wadi Ziqlab


In 1987, with follow-up in 1990 and 1992, the Wadi Ziqlab Project conducted some ethnoarchaeological study of pastoral campsites on or near the Neolithic site. Preliminary publication of this research appears in Banning 1993.

View of the Neolithic site of Tabaqat al-Buma in 1987, looking south, with a pastoralist's tent site occupying the terrace.

Close-up view of the "small farmer's" seasonal camp on WZ 200 terrace, summer of 1987, looking south. Note the fenced corral at the west end of the camp.