1.17.08 clar 120 class 3

1.17.08 clar 120 class 3 - 1.17.08 Class 3 Clar 120...

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1.17.08 – Class 3 – Clar 120 Neolithic Period Cont’d - look at articles for papers (have to do with this section) - Jericho o Extremely sophisticated but never actually developed into a city o Inhabited for a long period of time (1000s of years) o Maintained massive fortification wall – different stages (8 th to 3 rd millennium) – constancy and continuity of the same site forms the tell-like mound o Houses Early in the Neolithic period Circular, lined with mud, sunken so access is a series of steps leading down, internal hearths, fairly large Mud brick (unbaked brick), subtle differences chronologically in type of brick used, but similar in oblong shape so they can slather mud and put the brick on top of it – fairly sophisticated mud-brick architecture Houses themselves represent family structure, but small open space between them shows community structure/connection (clusters of houses) – open spaces used for food production, tillering of animals, industrial/food- producing activities LATER in the Neolithic period – go from circular to rectangular (rectilinear), indicating some sort of change in the social structure of the community Centered around courtyards
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course CLAR 120 taught by Professor Haggis during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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