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Chapter 4: Neolithic 2 Tell Farah (North) [Page 234]

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Traces of Neolithic occupation were found on the bedrock beneath the Bronze Age mound of Tell Farah (North) at the head of the Wadi Farah in northern Judea [Samaria hills according to The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East]. There were hearths, part of a plaster floor and a pit. Associated with these were flint tools such as finely-denticulated sickle blades, both notched and tanged and winged arrowheads and flaked picks and axes with a tranchet edge as well as ground stone tools and other artifacts. These remains all indicate that the site was first occupied in Neolithic 2 ...

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