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  1. Barkai, R., Gopher, A., Lauritzen, S.E. and Frumkin, A. 2003. Uranium Series Dates from Qesem Cave, Israel, and the End of the Lower Palaeolithic. Nature 423: 977-979.

  2. Verri, G., Barkai, R., Bordeanu, C., Gopher, A., Hass, M., Kaufman, A., Kubik, P., Montanari, E., Paul, M., Ronen, A., Weiner, S. and Boaretto, E. 2004. Flint Mining in Prehistory Recorded by in Situ Produced Cosmogenic 10Be. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 101(21): 7880-7884.

  3. Gopher, A., Barkai, R., Shimelmitz, R., Khalaly, M., Lemorini, C., Hershkovitz, I, and Stiner, M. 2005. Qesem Cave: An Amudian Site in Central Israel. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society 35: 69-92.

  4. Lemorini, C., Gopher, A., Shimelmitz, R., Stiner, M., and Barkai, R. 2005. Use-wear Analysis of an Amudian Laminar Assemblage from Acheuleo-Yabrudian Qesem Cave, Israel. Journal of Archaeological Science 33: 921-934.

  5. Verri, G., Barkai, R., Gopher, A., Hass, M., Kubik, P., Paul, M., Ronen, A., Weiner, S. and Boaretto, E. 2005. Flint Procurement Strategies in the Late Lower Palaeolithic Recorded by in Situ Produced Cosmogenic 10Be in Tabun and Qesem Caves (Israel). Journal of Archaeological Science 32: 207-213.

  6. Barkai, R., Gopher, A. and Shimelmitz, R. 2006. Middle Pleistocene Blade Production in the Levant: An Amudian Assemblage from Qesem Cave, Israel. Eurasian Prehistory 3(2): 39-74.

  7. Karkanas, P., Shahack-Gross, R., Ayalon, A., Bar-Matthews, M., Barkai, R., Frumkin, A., Gopher, A. and Stiner, M.C. 2007. Evidence for Habitual Use of Fire at the End of the Lower Paleolithic: Site Formation Processes at Qesem Cave, Israel. Journal of Human Evolution 53: 197-212.

  8. Barkai, R., Lemorini, C., Shimelmitz, R., Lev, Z., Stiner, M. and Gopher, A.
    2009. A blade for all seasons? Making and using Amudian blades at Qesem
    Cave, Israel
    . Human Evolution 24:57-75.

  9. Buaretto, E., Barlkai,R.,Gopher, A., Berna, F., Kubik, P. and Weiner, S. 2009. Specialized Flint Procurement Strategies for Hand Axes, Scrapers and Blades in the Late Lower Paleolithic: A 10Be Study at Qesem Cave, Israel Human Evolution 24:1-12.

  10. Frumkin, A., Karkanas, P., Bar-Matthews, M., Barkai, R.,Gopher, A., Schak-Gross, R. and Vaks, A. 2009. Gravitational deformations and fillings of aging caves: the example of Qesem karst system, Israel. Geomorphology106:154-164.

  11. Stiner, M., Gopher, A. and Barkai, R. 2009. Cooperative hunting and meat sharing 400-200 kya at Qesem Cave, Israel. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 106:13207-13212.
  12. Gopehr, A., Ayalon, A., Bar-Matthews, M. Barkai, R., Frumkin, A., 
    Karkanas, P.,and  Shahack-Gross, R. 2010. The chronology of the Late 
    Lower Paleolithic in the Levant: U series dates of speleothems from 
    Middle Pleistocene Qesem cave, Israel
    . Quaternary Geochronology 
    (available online).
  13. Maul, L., Smith, K,. Barkai, R., Barash, A., Karkanas, P., 
    Shahack-Gross, R. and Gopher, A. 2010.Of Men and Mice at Middle 
    Pleistocene Qesem Cave, Israel: small vertebrates, environment and 
    biostratigraphy
    . Journal of Human Evolution (available online).
  14. Hershkovitz ,I;  Smith, P; Sarig, R; Quam, R; Rodríguez, L; García, R; 
    Arsuaga, J-L;  Barkai, .R. and Gopher,.A.  2010. Middle Pleistocene 
    dental remains from Qesem Cave, Israel
    . American Journal of Physical 
    Anthropology.
  15. Barkai, R.,  Lemorini, C., and Gopher,.A. 2010.Palaeolithic cutlery 
    400 000–200 000 years ago: tiny meat-cutting tools from Qesem Cave, 
    Israel
    . Antiquity 84 (325).
  16. Stiner, M., Gopher, A. and Barkai, R. In press. Hearth-side 
    socioeconomics, hunting and paleoecology during the late Lower 
    Paleolithic at Qesem Cave, Israel
    . Journal of Human Evolution