Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Zuttiyeh Cave

Archaeological site found in 1925 near Tagbha, on Lake Galilee and Amud in the Levant, Israel (formerly Palestine), dated to 164-47 kya (U series), and that contains pre-Yabrudian Acheulean artifacts and hominid remains, including a male attributed to late archaic Homo sp., or pre-Neandertal. Found in 1927 by Flinders TurvillePetrie in the Valley of the Pillar, named after an unusual rock column.

Cf. Amud, Tabun, and Shanidar. Aka Galilee, Wadi Amud (but not the same cave as Amud Cave).

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