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Pre-Historic Cave of Sefunim (Iraq Barud) at Mount Carmel (Israel)

Selected Excerpt on Iraq Barud

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

Chapter 4: Neolithic 2 Iraq Barud (Page 230)

Iraq Barud is a cave which lies above the Wadi Sefunim on the west side of Mount Carmel about 10 kilometres south of Haifa. The site has yielded an incomplete sequence of remains from the Palaeolithic to the Neolithic with some more recent debris on top. Layers III and IV contained an aceramic Neolithic flint industry which included blades struck off double-ended cores, sickle blades and tanged arrowheads; all typically Neolithic 2 in character which should be 7th millennium in date ...

Excavations at the Cave of Sefunim (lraq El-Barud) at Mount Carmel
by A. Ronen in Quartaer (1968) Pages 275-288

The History of the Ancient Near East Electronic Compendium