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Pre-Historic and Biblical Gilgal

Selected Excerpt on Pre-Historic Gilgal

The Neolithic of the Levant (1978)
A.M.T. Moore -- Oxford University

Chapter 3: Neolithic 1 (Page 109)

From the solemn transaction of the reading of the law in the valley of Shechem between Ain Ebel and Gerizim the Israelites moved forward to Gilgal and there made a permanent camp after crossing the Jordan ... (Easton's Bible Dictionary)

Remains of ancient fig fruits were found at Gilgal I, a village site in the Jordan Valley north of Jerusalem. Gilgal was abandoned by humans more than 11,000 years ago (Journal Science) ...

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