Publications

Monograph

2010    Beyin, A.  Prehistoric Settlements on the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea. Lambert Academic Publishing.  Saarbrücken, Germany. Shop
 
Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals + Book Chapters

2021b     Beyin A. The western periphery of the Red Sea as a hominin habitat and dispersal corridor: Marginal or central? Journal of World Prehistory

2021a     Beyin AHuman settlement successions and lithic technology in the Kalokol area (Lake Turkana, Kenya) during the African Human Period. Azania: Archaeological Research

2020b   Beyin A. and Ryano K. Filling the void: A study of sites characterized by Levallois and blade technologies in the Kilwa basin, coastal Tanzania. Journalof Paleolithic Archaeology 

2020a   Beyin A. , Adem A. A., Balela A. A.O. and Adem A. B. Results of a second season of Paleolithic survey in the Agig area: Red Sea Region of the Sudan. Sudan & Nubia (24).

2019b  Beyin A. Chauhan, R. P., and Nassr, A. Reconnaissance of prehistoric sites in the Red Sea coastal region of the Sudan (NE Africa). Journal of Field Archaeology.

2019a  Beyin A., Hall J. and Day C. From the Afar Rift to the Sinai Land Bridge: A Least Cost Path Model for early human dispersal out of Africa. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports.  

2018b   Beyin A. and Bar-Yosef M D.E. Prehistoric settlements on the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea: Implications for tracking early human interactions across the Red Sea Basin. In Early Maritime Cultures on the East African Coast, Sarathi A. ed. Archaeopress.

2018a   Prendergast M. and Beyin A. Fishing in a fluctuating landscape: Terminal  Pleistocene and early Holocene subsistence strategies in the Lake Turkana Basin, Kenya. Quaternary International.

2017c  Beyin A., Chauhan P., Nassr A. New discovery of Acheulean occupation in the Red Sea coastal region of the Sudan. Evolutionary Anthropology.

2017b   Beyin A., Prendergast E. M., Grillo M. K., Wang, H. New radiocarbon dates for terminal Pleistocene and early Holocene settlements in West Turkana, northern Kenya. Quaternary Sciences Review.

2017a  Sahle, Y and Beyin, A. Archaeological reconnaissance of the Late Pleistocene Red Sea coast in the Danakil (Afar, Ethiopia). Antiquity.

2015b   Beyin A. Human origins, dispersal and associated environments: An African perspective. In Ethnology, Ethnography and  Cultural Anthropology, [in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Paris, France. Download

2015a   Wright D., Forman S., Kiura P., Bloszies C. and  Beyin  ALakeside view: Socio-cultural responses to changing water levels of Lake Turkana, Kenya. African Archaeological Review.  

2013b    Beyin A.  A Surface Middle Stone Age Assemblage from the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea: Implications for Upper Pleistocene Human Dispersals Out of AfricaQuaternary International. 

2013a   Bar-Yosef M D.E. and Beyin A. Mid-Holocene Shell Middens in Eritrea. In G. Bailey, K. Hardy and A. Camara (eds.). Shell Energy: Prehistoric Coastal Resource Strategies. Oxbow books Ltd.: Oxford: 229 - 239. 

2011b   Beyin A. Upper Pleistocene Human Dispersals Out of Africa: A Review of the Current State of the DebateInternational Journal of Evolutionary Biology.  

2011a   Beyin A. Early Middle Holocene Human Adaptations on the Buri Peninsula and Gulf of Zula, Coastal  Lowland of Eritrea. Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa. 

2010     Beyin A. Use-wear analysis of obsidian artifacts from Later Stone Age shell midden sites on the Red Sea Coast of  Eritrea, with experimental results. Journal of Archaeological Science.

2009     Bar-Yosef E. D. M. and  Beyin A. Late Stone Age Shell Middens on the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea. Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology.

2008     Beyin A. and Shea J. Evidence for Middle and Later Stone Age cultures on the Buri Peninsula and Gulf of  Zula, Red Sea Coast of Eritrea. In Schmidt P. et al. (eds.). The Archaeology of Ancient Eritrea. Red Sea Press, Trenton: 21–31.

2007    Beyin A. and Shea J. Reconnaissance of Prehistoric Sites on the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea, NE Africa Journal of Field Archaeology.

2006    Beyin A. The Bab-al-Mandab vs the Nile-Sinai-Levant: an Appraisal of the Two Dispersal Routes for Early Modern Humans Out-of-Africa. African Archaeological Review

Editor Reviewed Publications 


2014  Ndiema, E. and Beyin, A. Upholding the legacy: East African Association for Paleoanthropology and Paleontology held its 4th biennial meeting in Kenya. Evolutionary Anthropology.

2011  Beyin, A.  Recent archaeological survey and excavation around the Greater Kalokol  Area, west side of Lake Turkana (northern Kenya). Nyame Akuma

2008   Glascock, D. M., Beyin, A., Coleman E. M. X-ray Fluorescence and Neutron Activation Analysis of obsidian from the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea. International Association of Obsidian Studies Bulletin

Technical Reports

2014  Beyin, A.  Report on 2013 Excavation of Early Holocene sites in West Turkana, Kenya. National Museum of Kenya Archives. 

2008  Beyin, A. Compilation of digital GIS maps of Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar.  Institute for the Conservation of Tropical Environments Archives.

2006   Beyin, A.  Paleolithic investigations on the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea. In Proceedings of the 18th Biennial  Meeting of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists(SAfA). Calgary, June, 22-26.

2004  Beyin, A. Inventory of the Point Hope (Alaska) human skeletal collections. American Museum of Natural  History archives (New York City).


2000  Shoshani, J. and Beyin, A. Analysis of Faunal Remains from 1999–2000 excavation at Mai Amber, Mai Hutsa and Ona Gudo Sites, Eritrea.  Eritrean National Museum Archives.

Presentations at Professional Conferences and Symposia

2021   Beyin A. Human settlement successions and lithic technology in the Kalokol area (Lake Turkana, Kenya) during the African Humid Period. 25thBiennial Meeting of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists. Oxford, UK.

2019   Beyin A. Revealing Hominin Occupation of the Western Margin of the Red Sea Basin: Recent Progress. 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Albuquerque, NM.

2019   Beyin A. and Ryano P. K. Hierarchical centripetal core technology in the Kilwa basin, coastal Tanzania: Implications for hominin movements between interior and coastal East Africa. Annual Meeting of the Paleoanthropology Society. Albuquerque, NM.

2018   Beyin A. and Chauhan R. P. Acheulean occurrence on the western periphery of the Red Sea (Sudan): Implications for hominin dispersal. 15th Pan-African Congress. Rabat, Morocco.

2018   Beyin A. and Ryano P. K. Prehistoric settlements in the Kilwa basin (Coastal Tanzania): Implications for hominin exploitation of the East African coast. 24th Biennial Meeting of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists. Toronto, Canada. 

2018  Beyin A. and Chauhan R. P. Hominins on the western periphery of the Red Sea: New Acheulean occurrence in coastal Sudan and associated implications. Annual Meeting of the Paleoanthropology Society. Austin, TX.

2018  Hall J., Beyin A., Otárola-Castillo E., Lanza C. C. and Day C. A. Least Cost Path and Agent Based Models for hominin dispersal routes out of East Africa into the Levant. Annual Meeting of the Paleoanthropology Society. Austin, TX.

2018  Lanza C., Beyin A., Otárola-Castillo R. E. Which Way Did They Go? Using Individual-Based Models to Identify Out of Africa Hominin Dispersal Routes. 83rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Washington DC.

2017  Beyin A. The western littoral zone of the Red Sea and its place in current debates on early human dispersals out of Africa. Third Annual Symposium on “Modern Human Origins and Dispersal”, DFG Center for Advanced Studies, University of Tübingen, Germany.

2017  Beyin A. and Ryano K. Ongoing investigation of prehistoric sites in the Kilwa Basin, Coastal Tanzania. 6th Biennial Meeting of the East African Association for Paleoanthropology and Paleontology. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

2017  Beyin A., Wang H., Prendergast E. M. and Grillo M. K. New radiocarbon dates for terminal Pleistocene and early Holocene settlements in West Turkana, northern Kenya. 82nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Vancouver, Canada.

2016  Beyin A. Environmental changes and human adaptations at the Pleistocene–Holocene transition (15,000–10,000 years ago) in the Turkana Basin, East Africa. Kentucky Academy of Science, 2016 Annual Meeting. Louisville, Kentucky.

2016  Beyin A. The Role of the Red Sea Basin in assessing early human Dispersal routes out of Africa: Paleolithic and Paleoenvironmental insights. 23rd Biennial Meeting of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists. Toulouse, France. 

2016  Beyin A. The Relevance of the Abdur and Asfet Middle Stone Age Sites from the Red Sea coast of Eritrea. 81stAnnual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Orlando, Florida.

2016  Beyin A. Coastal Eritrea and Sudan: Progress and prospects for human dispersal research. Parting the Red Sea: An International Workshop on Late Pleistocene Stone Artifacts and Human Dispersals in the Horn of Africa and Arabia. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

2015  Beyin A. and Bar-Yosef E.M.D. Prehistoric settlements on the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea: Implications for tracking early human interactions across the Red Sea. “Early Maritime Cultures on the East African Coast” Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin.

2015  Beck C. C., Feibel S. C. and Beyin A. and Wilson C. Living in a Swampy Paradise: Associations between archaeology and marshes from the African Humid Period, West Turkana, Kenya. Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America. Baltimore, Maryland.

2015  Prendergast M. and Beyin A. Early Holocene Fisher-Foragers in the Lake Turkana Basin, Kenya. II Jornadas de Prehistoria Africana. Burgos, Spain. 

2014  Beyin A. Early Holocene Lakeshore Adaptations in West Turkana, Northern Kenya. 14th Congress of the Pan-African Archaeological Association and the 22nd Biennial Meeting of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists. Johannesburg, South Africa. 

2013  Beyin A. A surface Middle Stone Age assemblage from the Red Sea coast of Eritrea. 4th Biennial Meeting of the East African Assoc. for Paleoanthropology and Paleontology. Mombasa, Kenya.

2011  Beyin A. and Bar-Yosef, E.D.M. Early-Mid Holocene Shoreline Adaptations in Northeast Africa, analogies and contrasts: The case of coastal Eritrea and Lake Turkana (northern Kenya). 76th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Sacramento, California.

2009  Beyin A. The Archaeology of the Red Sea coast of Eritrea: progress and prospects. 3rd Biennial Meeting of the East African Assoc. for Paleoanthropology and Paleontology. Arusha, Tanzania.

2009  Beyin A. Later Stone Age settlements on the Red Sea coast of Eritrea. 74th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Atlanta, Georgia.

2008  Bar-Yosef E.D.M. and Beyin A. Late Stone Age Shell Middens on the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea. Workshop on “Shell Energy: Prehistoric Coastal Resource Strategies.” Dakar, Senegal.

2008  Beyin A. Comparison of coastal (Eritrea) and lacustrine (Turkana) Adaptations. Workshop on “Fishers to Herders.” Convened by the Turkana Basin Institute. East Hampton, New York.

2008  Beyin A. The Coastal Oasis Model and recent evidence from the Gulf of Zula, Red Sea Coast of Eritrea. 19th Biennial meeting of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists. Frankfurt, Germany.

2007  Beyin A. Prehistoric Cultures on the Eastern Coastal Lowlands of Eritrea. 50th   Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association. New York, USA.

2007  Beyin A. Preliminary Results from Paleolithic sites on the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea. Annual Meeting of the Paleoanthropology Society. Philadelphia, USA.

2006  Beyin A. Archaeological Investigation on the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea. 18th Biennial meeting of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists. Calgary, Canada.

2005  Beyin A. Evidence for Middle Stone Age Cultures on the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea. Workshop on East African Middle Stone Age. Nairobi, Kenya.

2005  Beyin A. and Shea J. Reconnaissance of Paleolithic sites along the Buri Peninsula, Red Sea coast of Eritrea. The 12th Congress of the Pan African Archaeological Association for Prehistory and Related Studies. Gaborone, Botswana.

2004  Beyin A. Reappraisal of the two dispersal routes for early modern humans out of Africa. 17th Biennial meeting of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists. Bergen, Norway.

2001  Beyin A. Prehistoric Prospects of Eritrea: Asmara 1st International Conference. Asmara, Eritrea.