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Shuqba Cave

Shuqba Cave

Shuqba cave, also known as Natuf cave, is an archaeological site near the town of Shuqba in the West Bank. The cave has layers dating back to Epipaleolithic and Mesolithic ages named "Natufian Culture", which was an Epipaleolithic culture that existed from 12,500 to 9,500 BC.

Site Information

Country: Palestine

District: West Bank

Category: Ancient Rock Workes

Site History: Epipaleolithic Age

Oldest Culture: Epipaleolithic

Later Cultures: Mesolithic

Site Features: Stone Age Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Wadi Natuf and Shuqba Cave

Date of Submission: 2013

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