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Stone Ages in the Southern Levant

Course Description:

This course covers the southern Levant from the Upper Palaeolithic period to the end of the Chalcolithic period. It will present a survey of the early cultures of mankind throughout its stages from the hunter gatherer to the large villages of the late Chalcolithic period with focus on settlement patterns, pastoral nomads groups, architectural remains, art, pottery, metallurgy, techniques of stone-tools production and ritual practices. The course will also focus on the key sites of these periods in Jordan.