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By A. M. T. Moore,G. C. Hillman,A. J. Legge

Tel Abu Hureyra, a cost via the Euphrates River in Syria, used to be excavated in 1972-73 by way of a world staff of archaeologists that incorporated the authors of the booklet and scientists from English, American, and Australian universities. The excavation exposed successive villages: within the first village (c. 11,500-10,000 BP), population foraged crops and hunted neighborhood natural world, the Persian gazelle, particularly. within the moment village (c. 9700-7000 BP), population hired a extra refined approach to meals creation, the cultivation of grain vegetation and the pasturing of sheep, goats, farm animals, and pigs. Documented first hand during this ebook, those findings seize the transition in human heritage from the hunting-and-gathering to the farming approach of life.

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