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Haua Fteah

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 03, 2020 05:54 AM History
A karstic cave located in northeastern Libya that is a significant site for modern human prehistory. The cave was occupied during the Middle and Upper Paleolithic, the Mesolithic and the Neolithic periods. Evidence for modern human presence in the cave dates back to 200,000 BP.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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The Haua Fteah cave was listed on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites in 2020.

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Haua Fteah: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 20 September 2020]

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