Lecture 2 and pages 52-91

Lecture 2 and pages 52-91 - Natufian Levant 11000 B.C....

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Natufian Levant 11000 B.C. Natufians had one domesticated animal dog Natufian settlements are the first that suggest permanent year round habitation. Munhatta in Israel Abu Hureyra in Syria Little difference in the size of houses, no detectable difference in terms of function, contained storage facilities. Burials underneath the house, some with exotic resources nascent ranking First to produce nonutilitarian objects purely for decorative purposes Emergent symbolic and ritual behavior. Female figurines “mother goddesses” in every Neolithic settlement 9000 B.C. deterioration of climatic conditions Most Natufian settlements abandoned Some returned to earlier patterns of migratory hunting and gathering Harifian Food production began in very different areas with varying food resources, environments and settlement patterns. Mureybit in Syria is a permanent settlement with no evidence of agriculture of
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOC-ANAL 50 taught by Professor Lamberg-karlovsky during the Fall '06 term at Harvard.

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Lecture 2 and pages 52-91 - Natufian Levant 11000 B.C....

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