Platform for the Publication of Neolithic Radiocarbon Dates (PPND) (منصة نشر تواريخ الكربون المشع في العصر الحجري الحديث)

The PPND dataset contains 800 dates from 88 sites in the Near East from the Epipalaeolithic to the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B (PPNB). The chosen sites were researched by the author during the SIGN project ( The radiocarbon dates are presented and discussed site-by-site; they can be downloaded as OxCal files. The 'Introduction' page of the repository explains the methodology of the collection of the dates and how they were calibrated.

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Author Marion Benz
Maintainer Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg - Fahnenbergplatz, 79085 Freiburg im Breisgau, Deutschland
Last Updated September 27, 2020, 07:07 (BST)
Created April 27, 2020, 11:09 (BST)
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Project principal and co-investigators

Marion Benz

Project start date 2009-01-01
Project status Completed
Citation information

Benz, M. (n.d.), Platform for the publication of Neolithic Radiocarbon Dates (PPND), (Last accessed 27/04/2020).

Time Periods Epi-Palaeolithic Kebaran, Neolithic Unspecified, Epi-Palaeolithic Unspecified, Epi-Palaeolithic Natufian
Data type Text - Other, Tables