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Chapter 3: Neolithic 1 Gilgal (Page 109)

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Another Neolithic 1 site in the Jordan valley has recently been discovered and partly excavated. This is Gilgal situated 20 kilometres north of Jericho. A dozen elliptical huts were identified here, one of which has been dug. The flints in and around the excavated hut included burins, borers and scrapers as well as Khiamian points and notched arrowheads. Some bone tools were also found. Among the coarser artifacts were basalt tools and some polished limestone axes like those from Jericho ...

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*1 Gilgal by T. Noy (1976)
Israel Exploration Journal Volume 26 Page 48
Library of Congress # DS 111 A1 I87

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