Revealing the Stone Age History of Saudi Arabia

Huw Groucutt with a handaxe in the western Nefud

Huw Groucutt with a handaxe in the western Nefud

Today you would not survive the hostile deserts of Arabia without desalination plants and four-wheel drives – or, at the very least, deep wells and camels. Yet, as Huw Groucutt reveals, a wealth of rock art and quantities of ancient stone tools prove that people managed to survive here in the long-distant past.

Read more in First Arabians – Revealing the Stone Age History of Saudi Arabia in Current World Archaeology.