Neolithic settlement 7000-6700 BC.


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



Tell Sabi Abyad - Fortress

Bronze Age settlement

Khirbet al-Anbar (Bajadda)

Khirbet al-Anbar (Bajadda)

Tell Sabi Abyad II

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

Tell Sabi Abyad IV

Late Neolithic necropolis.


Surroundings (Panoramio)



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  2. Chris Gosden, The Prehistory of Food: Appetites for Change,  Taylor & Francis 1999
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