Pre-Pottery Neolithic Tower

Tell es-Sultan/Jericho Pre-Pottery Neolithic (8500–7500 B.C.E.) tower excavated by Kathleen Kenyon in trench I, on the western side of the site.

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An archaeological era defined by the advancement of stone wares and tools; generally a late part of the Stone Age and an early stage in the development of a civilization. In the ancient Near East, the neolithic period lasted from about 8500 to 4300 B.C.E.

Dug up, often from an archaeological site.

An alternate spelling for "tel" meaning a mound or hill-shaped site containing several occupational layers one on top of the other over milennia.

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