10-13-08 archaeology notes

10-13-08 archaeology notes - o Called that because this is...

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The end of the Ice Age in the Near East 25,000 bc to 10,000 bc Ohalo 2 o 23,000 cal bc o Drop is sea level around sea of Galilee o Near east o Scientists started finding many artifacts o See amazing preservation Burned houses Burned food remains o Preserved by being water logged o Many things were carbonized and stayed wet o Ohalo seeds SGG 16,200 = 58,000mm 2 (35%) Cereals 2600 = 110,000 mm 2 (65%) Jebel Sahaba (site 117) o 12,000 to 14,500 cal bc Thermocresent
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Unformatted text preview: o Called that because this is where huge amounts of food you eat today got its roots o Levant Part along Mediterranean coast o Anatolia Peninsula on the top part of TurkeyTurkistan o Zagros Iraq/Iran border Natufian sites in the Levant o 13,000 to 9,800 cal bc o Ain Mallaha Many of these sites have stone foundations around round houses Storage pits Fire place in the center...
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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.

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