Ofer Bar-Yosef

Tents pitched, Bedouin in South Sinai make camp. Nomadic societies in the Near East include the Basseri of Iran, the Ruwalla of Transjordan, the Al Murrah in Central Arabia, in addition to Bedouin groups in Israel, Egypt and Libya. These societies vary greatly—in how often they move, how they support themselves, and the technologies they use.