Wadi Natuf and Shuqba Cave

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Wadi Natuf and Shuqba Cave is part of the Tentative list of Palestine in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Wadi an-Natuf is a dry valley in the southwest of the West Bank south of the town of Shuqba. In the Shuqba Cave on the northern edge of the valley, evidence of a Late Stone Age culture has been found, named after the wadi as the "Natufian Culture". The Natufian culture was a pre-agricultural community based on hunting and intensive food gathering.

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Full Name
Wadi Natuf and Shuqba Cave
Country
Palestine
Added
2013
Type
Cultural
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2013 Added to Tentative List

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