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Chapter 6: Neolithic 4 PALESTINE (Page 451)

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The Neolithic 4 sites in Palestine are those which I classified as Late Neolithic phase 2 in my 1973 article. The three classes of material remains from these sites are their structures, flints and pottery. The flint industry of Palestinian sites in Neolithic 4 is broadly similar to that in Neoloithic 3 as far as we know from the little information available so I shall not describe it here. The pottery is also sufficiently similar on all Palestine sites in this stage to show that they fall within the same cultural group though there are certain local differnces in style that enable us to distinguish three regional groups in southern, northern and western Palestine ...

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