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Chapter 6: Neolithic 4 SITE 8/17 (Page 458-459)

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Flints and pottery similar to material from other western Palestine sites have been found at site 8/17 near Gal-Ed in the hills west of Megiddo. The pottery consisted of hole-mouth jars and others with splayed sides and thickened rims. There were also jars with splayed necks or bow rims. The other vessels were carinated bowls and bowls with gently curved sides. Some of the vessels were coloured red or black and burnished. Incised decoration was also commom and consisted of stab marks, wavy lines, herringbones and rocker patterns ...

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