FOSSILS AND HOMO SAPIENS IN THE UAE

Miocene (23.8-5.3 mya)
‡ Late Miocene vertebrate fossils from Abu Dhabi (6-8 mya) ‡ Jebel Barakah, Jebel Dhannah, Shuweihat

Elephant tracks, Mleisa

Evolution of homo sapiens

Pliocene (5.3-2.4 mya)
‡ Early Primates
Ardi 4.4 mya Lucy 3.2 mya

Paleolithic
‡ 200,000 kya
± Homo sapiens in Africa

‡ 50,000 kya
± Out of Africa

Early Stone Tool Technologies in Arabia

Development of Stone Tool Technologies in the Paleolithic
‡ Acheulean Levallois

Acheulean Early Stage Biface from Dawadmi, Saudi Arabia

Levallois Core from Jebel Barakah

Out of Africa
‡ through Arabia?

Paleolithic Sites on the Arabian Peninsula

Jebel Faya Jebel Barakah

Out of Africa Migrations