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Neolithic Janudiyeh

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The Neolithic of the Levant (1978)
A.M.T. Moore -- Oxford University

Chapter 5: Neolithic 3 Janudiyeh (Pages 306-307)

The site of Janudiyeh is situated on the heights above the west bank of the Orontes north of Jisr Shaghur. There is cultivable land nearby so Janudiyeh could have been either an agricultural or a pastoral settlement ... Both flint tools and potsherds have been collected from the surface and it is possible to ascertain from these when the site was occupied. Many of the flints were Amuq arrowheads of both types 1 and 2. The flints and the pottery are similar to the material found at Ras Shamra in Phase V B so the site was occupied quite early in Neolithic 3 ...

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