The issue of PPNC–PN lithic continuity and change has been raised in the literature, but there are only a few sites where a stratified sequence of the relevant periods can be studied. One such case is Tel Roim West (Hula Valley). The flint assemblages from three relevant successive layers at the site were studied, and details are provided. An emphasis is placed on the sickle blades, as their types have been incorporated in the definitions of Neolithic entities. The TRW results indicate very high resemblance between the assemblages, reflecting no apparent change through the shift from late Pre-Pottery Neolithic to Pottery Neolithic layers.
|Title of host publication||The State of the Stone. Terminologies, Continuities and Contexts in Near Eastern Lithics|
|Subtitle of host publication||Proceedings of the Sixth PPN Conference on Chipped and Ground Stone Artefacts in the Near East|
|Editors||E. Healey, S. Campbell, O. Maeda|
|Place of Publication||Berlin|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2011|