The Ceremonial Sounds That Accompanied Natufian Funerals, 15,000 Years Ago
They decorated graves with flowers, held ceremonial meals before their funerals, and – as a new study from the University of Haifa now shows – the Natufians who lived in our region 15,000 – 11,500 yea...
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Lebanon features several important Paleolithic sites associated with Neanderthal...
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The Ceremonial Sounds That Accompanied Natufian Funerals, 15,000 Years Ago
They decorated graves with flowers, held ceremonial meals before their funerals, and – as a new study from the University of Haifa now shows – the Natufians who lived in our region 15,000 – 11,500 yea...
Pre-Pottery Neolithic B
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Natufian culture
The Natufian culture /nəˈtjuːfiən/ was an Epipaleolithic culture that existed from 13,000 to 11,000 B.C. in the Levant, a region in the Eastern Mediterranean. It was unusual in that it was sedentary, ...
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German Protestant Institute
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The IF...
Melammu Project
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