Bulletin of the National Speleological Society - ISSN 0146-9517
Number 13: 14-18 - December 1951

A publication of the National Speleological Society

Caves as Rockshelters in Southwestern Asia
Henry Field


During the past twenty-five years a systematic search has been made in order to establish the antiquity of man in Southwestern Asia. The author, a renowned archaeologist, herewith presents some of the details in this productive quest amoung the ruins of ancient cultures. This article, and the companion piece following, show dramatically the important part which caves play in this fascinating field of research.

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