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Pottery Neolithic landscape modification at Dhra' [Extrait] / Ian Kuijt, Bill Finlayson and Jode Mackay

Publication : 2007 In : Antiquity, 81, 311, p. 106-118, ISSN 0003-598XLangue : Anglais. Auteur principal: Kuijt, Ian Co-auteur: MacKay, Jode ; Finlayson, BillRésumé : This report of the discovery of low walls running across the slopes east of the Dead Sea presents an important landmark in the history of farming, for these were terrace walls put in place to conserve soil and control water around 6000 cal BC. The authors point to some of the implications of what they see as early landscape modification at the scale of a small community or household.(revue).Sujets:agriculture -- économie de subsistance -- irrigation -- vie quotidienne Chrono:Néolithique ancien -- Préhistoire -- Néolithique précéramique -- Néolithique Lieux:Jourdain -- Mer Morte -- Jordanie -- Bâb edh-Dhrâ Topo: Dhra' URL: Accès en ligne
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Nanterre : MSH Mondes - Paléorient - Préhistoire et Protohistoire orientales
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This report of the discovery of low walls running across the slopes east of the Dead Sea presents an important landmark in the history of farming, for these were terrace walls put in place to conserve soil and control water around 6000 cal BC. The authors point to some of the implications of what they see as early landscape modification at the scale of a small community or household.(revue)

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