Other Archaeological Sites / The Neolithic of the Levant (500 Page Book Online)
Neolithic Sheikh Ali
Selected Excerpt on Sheikh Ali
Sheikh Ali is a low mound which lies a little to the south of the Sea of Galilee near the right bank of the Jordan at the point where Wadi Yavneel joins the river. Evidence of Neolithic occupation was found scattered over a wide area of terrace on which the site stands. The site itself had between 2 and 3 metres of occupation deposit which was divided into four levels -- strata I and II with Late Neolithic remains and III and IV from the aceramic Neolithic ...