added by archaeologs A rock shelter near Harar in southeastern Ethiopia with occupation beginning around the 14th millennium BC. The industry of small blades and numerous backed elements continued into the 2nd millennium AD. The site also contains rock paintings depicting humans, cattle, and fat-tailed sheep.
added by archaeologs Rock shelter near Harar in southeastern Ethiopia. A long sequence of occupation has been dated, commencing around the 14th millennium be, with an industry of small blades including numerous backed elements. This industry appears to have continued into the 2nd millennium ad. Bones of domestic cattle first occur at a level dated to around the mid-2nd millennium be. The site also contains rock paintings depicting humans, cattle and fat-tailed sheep.
The Macmillan dictionary of archaeology, Ruth D. Whitehouse, 1983