Paul Breeze takes us to the Nefud Sand Sea where his team looks for prehistoric archaeology and ancient water deposits, finding early evidence of humans journeying out of Africa – the oldest footprints in Arabia.
This recording is from our annual Geographical journeys: microlectures event, where eight speakers had just 10 minutes each to share their geographical journeys in an illustrated talk.
The event was organised by the Society’s Younger Members' Committee.
Featured image: Badr Zahrani
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