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Tell Judaidah (Neolithic to Byzantine Periods)
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Tell Judaidah is one of the largest ancient sites in the Amuq Valley. Standing over 30 meters high there was settlement at the site ranging from the Neolithic (6000 BC) through the Byzantine Period. The long occupational sequence at Tell Judaidah is what originally attracted Robert Braidwood and the Oriental Institute team to the site in the 1930's. Their excavations at the site were crucial in establishing the cultural sequence of the Amuq ..... Crucibles with tin rich copper encrustations and the oldest tin bronze figurines yet found in the Near East were discovered here in Amuq Phase G circa 3000 BC (Early Bronze Age I) ...