The Camel in Arabia-A direct radiocarbon date, calibrated to about 7000 BC
A radiocarbon date of 8200 BP has been obtained on a dromedary mandible excavated from a shell midden on the southern Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. The midden itself dates from about 3300-3000BP. The calibrated date of the mandible is c. 7100-7200 BC.
Sociology and Anthropology
accelerator, arabia, camel, domestication, dromedary, radiocarbon dating, sihi
Grigson, Caroline, John AJ Gowlett, and Juris Zarins. "The camel in Arabia—a direct radiocarbon date, calibrated to about 7000 BC." Journal of archaeological science 16, no. 4 (1989): 355-362.
Journal of Archaeological Science