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Summary

Tell Sabi Abyad II – The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Settlement

Class:

  • Rural settlement
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Tell Sabi Abyad - Fortress

Bronze Age settlement

Khirbet al-Anbar (Bajadda)

Khirbet al-Anbar (Bajadda)

Tell Sabi Abyad III

Neolithic settlement 7000-6700 BC.

Tell Sabi Abyad I

Neolithic -Late Bronze age settlement

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Tell Sabi Abyad II was small rural settlement existed between 7550 and 6850 BC i.e. in the Late Pre-Pottery Neolithic B period. Its architecture consists of  multi-roomed rectangular buildings. Inhabitants produced flint and obsidian tools.

See:

  1. http://www.nino-leiden.nl/publication/tell-sabi-abyad-ii-the-pre-pottery-neolithic-b-settlement
  2. http://www.sabi-abyad.nl/Page.aspx?pageType=page&pageID=315
  3. Chris Gosden, The Prehistory of Food: Appetites for Change,  Taylor & Francis 1999
  4. M. Verhoeven, P.M.M.G. Akkermans (eds.), Tell Sabi Abyad II – The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Settlement - Report on the Excavations of the National Museum of Antiquities Leiden in the Balikh Valley, 2000, Syria, (PIHANS vol. 90) VIII, p. 188 - https://www.academia.edu/564323