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ID: 7032866
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Aïn Hanech (prehistoric site)  Aïn Hanech (prehistoric site)

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 55 48 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.9303  decimal degrees
Long: 000 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.3502  decimal degrees

Note: Located near near Saïda. Named for a spring nearby. Site is noted for very early hominid occupation. Included are discoveries of 1.8 million-year-old Oldowan stone tools and fossilised Homo erectus bones.

Names:
Aïn Hanech (preferred,C,V,S)
Aïn el-Hanech (C,V)
Ain Hanech (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Algeria (nation)  ........  Algeria (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Saïda (province)  ............  Saïda (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Aïn Hanech (prehistoric site)  ................  Aïn Hanech (prehistoric site) (P)

Place Types:
prehistoric site (preferred, C)
archaeological site (C)
ancient site (C)
occupation site (H)

Related geographic places:
near/adjacent to ....  ’Aïn el Hanech .......... (spring)
..............................  (World, Africa, Algeria, Saïda) [7593900]

Sources and Contributors:
Aïn el-Hanech..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) In "North Africa: Early Humans and Stone Age society; accessed 27 July 2010
Aïn Hanech..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
.......................  Canby, Archaeological Sites of Israel, Egypt, and North Africa (1990) 237-238
Ain Hanech..........  [VP]
.......................  Library of Congress Subject Headings (2002-) 98002970, accessed 27 July 2010
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Archaeological Sites of Israel, Egypt, and North Africa (1990) 237-238
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) In "North Africa: Early Humans and Stone Age society; accessed 27 July 2010

 

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