Suggested Readings

Adams, R. Mc., Peter Parr, M. Ibrahim, and A. al Mughannum
  • 1977 Saudi Arabian Archaeological Reconnaissance 1976. The Preliminary Report on the First Phase of the Comprehensive Archaeological Survey Program. Atlal 1: 21-40, pl. 12.
Anati, E.
  • 1955a Rock engravings in the Central Negev. Archaeology 8: 31-42.
  • 1955b Ancient rock drawings in the Central Negev. Palestine Exploration Quarterly 87: 49-57.
  • 1955c Una scene di danza nel Negev Centrale. Rivista di Scienze Prehistoriche 10: 70-75.
  • 1956 Rock engravings in the Jebel Ideid (Southern Negev), Palestine Exploration Quarterly 88:5-13, Pl I-IV.
  • 1963 Ancient art in the Negev, Ariel 6: 63-77.
  • 1967 Rock engravings in the Central Negev. In The Archaeological Institute of America (ed.), Archaeological Discoveries in the Holy Land. Crowell, New York. Pp. 49-54.
  • 1968a Rock-Art in Central Arabia: The “oval-headed” people of Arabia. Publications de I’Institut Orientaliste de Louvain 1.
  • 1968b Rock-Art in Central Arabia: Part I: Fat-tailed sheep in Arabia; Part II: The Realistic-Dynamic style of rock-art in the Jebel Qara. Publications de I’Institut Orientaliste de Louvain 2.
  • 1972 Rock-Art in Central Arabia: Corpus of the Rock-Engravings. Parts I and II. Publications de I’Institut Orientaliste de Louvain 3.
  • 1974 Rock-Art in Central Arabia: Corpus of the Rock-Engravings. Parts III and IV. Publications de I’Institut Orientaliste de Louvain 3.
Al-Ansary, Abdulrahman
  • 1996 The horse at Qaryat al-Fau. In D. Alexander (ed.), Furusiyya. Vol. 1: The Horse in the Art of the Near East, pp. 54-59. King Abdulaziz Public Library, Riyadh.
Al-Ghabban, Ali, Béatrice André-Salvini, Françoise Demange, Carine Juvin and Marianne Cotty
  • 2010 Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Musée du Louvre, Paris.
Bails, Jennifer
  • 2010 In Search of the Arabian Horse. Carnegie Magazine, Winter 2010.
Betts, A.V. G.
  • 2001 The Middle East. In David S. Whitley (ed.), Handbook of Rock Art Research. Altamira Press, Walnut Creek, CA. Pp. 786-824.
Betts, A.V. G. and S. Helms
  • 1987 The desert “kites” of the Badiyat Esh-Sham and North Arabia. Paléorient 13(1): 41-67.
Blunt, A.
  • 1881 A Pilgrimage to Nedj. John Murray, London. Reprinted 2002, Gorgias Press, Piscatawny, NJ.
Carruthers, D.
  • 1935 Arabian Adventure, to the Great Nefud in Quest of the Oryx. Witherby, London.
Clarke, C.
  • 1975a The rock art of Oman. Journal of Oman Studies 1: 113-122.
  • 1975b Rock art in the Oman mountains, Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies 5:13–19.
Compagnoni, B. and M. Tosi
  • 1978 The camel: Its distribution and state of domestication in the Middle East during the third millennium B.C. in light of the finds from Shahr-i Sokhta.  In R.H.  Meadow and M.A. Zeder  (eds). Approaches to Faunal Analysis in the Middle East. Peabody Museum Bulletin 2: 119–128. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, New Haven, CT.
De Cardi, B. and D. B. Doe
  • 1971 Archaeological Survey in the Northern Trucial States, East and West, New Series 21 (3-4): 225-276.
Doughty, C. M.
  • 1888 Travels in Arabia Deserta, 2 Volumes. Cambridge University, Cambridge.
Euting, J.
  • 1896 Tagbuch einer Reise in Inner-Arabien. Band 1. E.J. Brill, Leiden.
  • 1914 Tagbuch einer Reise in Inner-Arabien. Band 2, herausgegeben von Enno Littmann. E.J. Brill, Leiden.
Garcia, M.-A. and M. Rachad
  • 1997 L’art des Origines au Yémen. Seuil, Paris.
Garfinkel, Yosef
  • 2003 Dancing at the Dawn of Agriculture. University of Texas Press, Austin.
Garrard, A.N. and C.P.D. Harvey
  • 1981 Environment and settlement during the Upper Pleistocene and Holocene at Jubbah  in the Great Nafud, northern Arabia. Atlal 5: 137-148.
Garrison, M.B.
  • 2012 Antiquarianism, copying, collecting. In D.T. Potts (ed.), A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Pp. 27-47.
Glueck, N.
  • 1939 Kilwa: A Review. Antiquity 13. 416-424.
Grigson, C., J.A.J. Gowlett, and J. Zarins
  • 1989 The camel in Arabia: A direct radiocarbon date calibrated to about 7000 BC. Journal of Archaeological Science 16: 355-362.
Groucutt, H.S. and Petraglia, M.D.
  • 2012 The Prehistory of the Arabian Peninsula: Deserts, Dispersals and Demography. Evolutionary Anthropology 21: 113-125.
Harrigan, P.
  • 2008 Art rocks in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Aramco World 59(7): 18-25.
Harrison, D. L.
  • 1968 The Mammals of Arabia. Vol. I and II. Ernest Benn Ltd., London.
Horsfield, A. C.
  • 1943 Journey to Kilwa, Transjordan. The Geographical Journal 102(2): 71-77.
Horsfield, G., A.C. Horsfield, and N. Glueck
  • 1933 Prehistoric rock-drawing in Transjordan. American Journal of Archaeology  37(3): 381-86, pls. XL-XLI.
Huber, C.
  • 1891 Journal d’un voyage en Arabie (1883-1884). Imprimerie Nationale, Paris.
Jongbloed, M.
  • 1994 Petroglyphs in Wadi Ashwani, Fujairah. Tribulus 4(2): 24.
Jung, M.
  • 1991a Research on Rock Art in North Yemen. Istituto Universitario Orientale, Naples.
  • 1991b Bronze Age rock pictures in North Yemen. East and West 41: 47-78.
  • 1994 A map of southern Yemeni rock art with notes on some of the subjects depicted. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies : 24: 135-156.
Khan, M.
  • 1991 Recent rock art and epigraphic investigations in Saudi Arabia. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 21:113-122.
  • 1993 Prehistoric Rock Art of Northern Saudi Arabia. Ministry of Education, Department of Antiquities and Museums, Riyadh.
  • 1998 A critical review of rock art studies in Saudi Arabia. East and West 48(3): 427-437.
  • 2000 Wusum: The Tribal Symbols of Saudi Arabia. Ministry of Education, Department of Antiquities and Museums, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh.
  • 2003 Rock art of Saudi Arabia: Yesterday and Today. In: Bahn and Fossati (eds.), Rock Art Studies: News of the World 2. Pp. 82-87. Oxbow Books, Oxford, England.
  • 2007 Rock Art of Saudi Arabia across Twelve Thousand Years. Riyadh.
  • 2008 Symbolism in the rock art of Saudi Arabia: hand and footprints. Rock Art Research, 25(1).
  • 2012 The Arabian Horse: Origin, Development and History. King Fahd National Library, Riyadh.
MacDonald, M.C.A.
  • 1996 Hunting, fighting, and raiding the horse in Pre-Islamic Arabia. In D. Alexander (ed.), Furusiyya, Vol. 1: The Horse in the Art of the Near East, pp. 72-83. The King Abdulaziz Public Library, Riyadh.
  • 2009 A note on the inscription below the drawing of a horseman. Pp. 372-373. In B. Jacobs and M.C.A. MacDonald, Felszeichnung eines Reiters aus der Umgebung von Tayma. Zeitschrift für Orient-Archäologie 2: 364-376.
  • 2009 Wheels in a land of camels: another look at the chariot in Arabia. Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy 20(2): 156-184.
  • 2010 Ancient Arabia and the Written Word. In M.C.A. MacDonald (ed). The Development of Arabic as a Written Language. Supplement to the Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 40: 5-28. Archaeopress, Oxford.
Macdonald, M.C.A. and A. Searight
  • 1982 The inscriptions and rock-drawings of the Jawa area: A preliminary report on the first season of field-work of the corpus of the Inscriptions of Jordan Project. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 26:159-172.
Morrow, M., M. Morrow, T. Judd and J. Phillipson (eds.)
  • 2010 Desert Rats: Rock Art Topographical Survey in Egypt’s Eastern Desert: Site Catalogue BAR S 2166, Archaeopress, Oxford.
Morton, J.F.
  • 1987 Fruits of Warm Climates. Miami, FL. Pp, 5-11.
Olsen, S.L.
  • 2010 The horse in Arabia: The early times. In S.L. Olsen and C.L. Culbertson, A Gift  from the Desert: The Art, History, and Culture of the Arabian Horse. Pp. 50-61. International Museum of the Horse, Lexington, KY.
Oppenheimer, L.
  • 1950 Assyrian and Babylonian Texts. In Pritchard, J.B. (ed.) Ancient Near Eastern  Texts Relating to the Old Testament. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Pp. 246-286.
Parker, A.G., A.S. Goudie, S. Stokes, K. White, M.J. Hodson, M. Manning, and D. Kennet
  • 2006 A record of Holocene climate change from lake geochemical analyses in southeastern Arabia. Quaternary Research 66:465-476.
Parr, P.J., J. Zarins, M. Ibrahim, J. Waechter, A. Garrard, C. Clarke, M. Bidmead, H. al Badr
  • 1978 Preliminary report of the second phase of the Northern Province Survey 1397/1977. Atlal 2: 29-50.
Philby, H. St. J. B.
  • 1957 The Land of Midian. Benn, London.
Potts, D.T.
  • 1990 The Arabian Gulf in Antiquity: Volume I: From Prehistory to the Fall of the Achaemenid Empire. Clarendon Press, Oxford.
  • 1990 The Arabian Gulf in Antiquity, Volume II: From Alexander the Great to the Coming of Islam. Clarendon Press, Oxford.
Rhotert, H.
  • 1938 Transjordanien: Vorgeschichtliche Forschungen. Verlag Strechker und Schroder, Stuttgart. With contributions by Franz M. Th. Böhl and K. Willman.
Searight, A.
  • 1983 The rock-art survey, 1982. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 27:575-76.
Searight Macdonald, A.
  • 1982 The rock-art survey of the Jawa area, 1981. Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 26:168-69.
Stark, F.
  • 1936 Two months in the Hadhramaut. Geographical Journal 87(2): 113-124.
Thomas, B.
  • 1932 Arabia Felix: Across the Empty Quarter of Arabia. Scribner, New York.
Vincent, Peter
  • 2008 Saudi Arabia: An Environmental Overview. Taylor and Francis, Leiden, The Netherlands.
Winnet, F.V. and W.L. Reed
  • 1970 Ancient Records from North Arabia. University of Toronto Press, Toronto.
Zeder, M. A. and B. Hesse
  • 2000 The Initial Domestication of Goats (Capra hircus) in the Zagros Mountains, 10,000 years ago. Science 287(5461):2254-2257.
Ziolkowski, M. C.
  • 1998 A study of the petroglyphs from Wadi al-Hayl, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy 9(1): 13-89.
  • 2007 Rock Art: Petroglyph sites in the United Arab Emirates. Arabian Archaeology  and Epigraphy 18(2):208-238.