Wadi Bakht (Holocene of Egypt)

Also known as ETE Locality 726, Wadi Bakht,

Where: Egypt (23.0° N, 25.5° E: paleocoordinates 23.0° N, 25.5° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nubia Formation, Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

• ETE dating method: absolute, ETE age comment: Neolithic; 6980 +- 80 on Ostrich eggshell; date from younger deposits radiometric intage_max, radiometric intage_min

Environment/lithology: eolian; sandstone

• ETE sed env 1: eolian, ETE sed env 2: . ETE event: ., ETE env comment: alternating silts and eolian sands
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments: Nubia sandstone

Collection methods: quarrying

• ETE Size: macro; ETE reference list: 477, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: F. Wendorf and R. Schild. 1980. Prehistory of the Eastern Sahara. . [A. Behrensmeyer/A. Behrensmeyer/M. Kosnik]more details

PaleoDB collection 21907: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 19.05.1997, edited by John Damuth and Richard Potts

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Taxonomic list

Aves
 Struthioniformes - Struthionidae
Struthio camelus Linnaeus 1758 common ostrich
Mammalia
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Equus asinus Linnaeus 1758 donkey
 Carnivora - Canidae
Canis aureus Linnaeus 1758 golden jackal
 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
"Elephas recki" = Palaeoloxodon recki
"Elephas recki" = Palaeoloxodon recki Dietrich 1915 elephant
 Artiodactyla - Bovidae
Bos primigenius Bojanus 1827 ox
Bos taurus Linnaeus 1758 cow
Gazella soemmerringi Cretzschmar 1828 Soemmerring's gazelle
Gazella dorcas Linnaeus 1758 Dorcas gazelle
Damaliscus sp. Sclater and Thomas 1894 antelope
Oryx dammah Cretzschmar 1827 oryx
Ovis ammon Linnaeus 1758 argali
Capra aegagrus Erxleben 1777 wild goat