An 11,600 year-old communal structure from the Neolithic of southern Jordan
Mithen, Steven J., Finlayson, Bill, Smith, Sam, Jenkins, Emma, Najjar, Mohammed and Maricevic, Darko (2011) An 11,600 year-old communal structure from the Neolithic of southern Jordan. Antiquity, 85, (328), 350-364.
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The authors present a new type of communal and monumental structure from the earliest Neolithic in western Asia. A complement to the decorated stone pillars erected at Göbekli Tepe in the north, ‘Wadi Faynan 16 Structure O75’ in the southern Levant is a ritualised gathering place of a different kind. It serves to define wider western Asia as an arena of social experiment in the tenth millennium BC, one in which community seems to take precedence over economy
|Subjects:||C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Humanities > Archaeology
|Date Deposited:||28 Nov 2012 11:26|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 20:27|
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