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Unformatted text preview: o Architecturally it is not classic Natufian but other than that it is o Natufian underneath and Neolithic above Natufian refers to a particular hunting and gathering set of sites—pre farming How Fast Did Farming Develop? Cultivation vs. Domestication Date (cal bc) % domesticated wheat 10,000 10 75000 36 6300 64 So Why Become a Farmer? • Natufian subsistence abundant/ diverse • Natufian communities were already sedentary • Process of domestication very slow and possibly accidental • Cultivation/ domestication narrows the diet • Some work did not change at all • Populations did rise locally and regionally • In the long term, local environments were probably damaged...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2009 for the course ANTH 2200 taught by Professor Dr.bamforth during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.
- Fall '07