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Chapter 4: Neolithic 2 West Syria (Page 190)

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A second regional group of sites [the first being the Middle Euphrates] is to be found in West Syria. This comprises sites in the Damascus basin, Lebanon and on the coast of Syria. There are three in the Damascus basin. One of these, Tell Aswad, was occupied continuously from the latter part of Neolithic 1 until well into Neolithic 2. This is the only site discovered in the region so far that has a continuous sequence from one stage to the next ...

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