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Stratigraphy, palaeoclimatic context and fossils of the Southern Rub Al Khali (the Empty Quarter): geological-surveying results of a geo-archaeological survey around the area of Maitan in the Sultanate of Oman

Abstract : During January 2019, a team of geologists and archaeologists conducted a survey in the area north of the desert village of Maitan, located at the Southern border of the Sultanate of Oman, following reports from local people who found ancient lithic tools in the area. This paper summarizes the geological work in the area and introduces a brief about the archaeological interest in the area. The region is dominated by extensive, tall linear dunes overlying an incised
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M. Al Kindi, M. Pickford, D. Gommery, A. Qatan. Stratigraphy, palaeoclimatic context and fossils of the Southern Rub Al Khali (the Empty Quarter): geological-surveying results of a geo-archaeological survey around the area of Maitan in the Sultanate of Oman. Historical Biology, Taylor & Francis, 2020, pp.1-22. ⟨10.1080/08912963.2020.1717485⟩. ⟨hal-02462095⟩

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