Accompanying grave goods include a sickle blade and a sea shell, while a concentration of some 60 other shells were found nearby.
The sea shells provide evidence for extensive exchange networks from the Mediterranean and Red Seas.
The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B site in the Nazareth hills of the lower Galilee is interpreted as having been a regional funerary and cult center for nearby lowland villages.
The Pre-Pottery Neolithic B site in the Nazareth hills of the lower Galilee is interpreted as having been a regional funerary and cult center for nearby lowland villages. Nigel Goring-Morris of the Hebrew University's Institute of Archaeology, who is leading the excavations, says that the precinct is just one of the many finds discovered at the site this year – including remains of a fully-articulated, but tightly contracted 40 year old adult male.
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In a historic find, a large fragment of an Egyptian statue measuring 45 X 40 centimeters, made of lime-stone, was discovered in the course of the current season of excavations at Tel-Hazor, north of ...The site of La Roche-Cotard, discovered in 1912 after the extraction, in 1846, of materials for the works of the Tours-Angers railway, was excavated at the time of its discovery (d’Achon 1913) and in the second half of the 1970s (Marquet 1979; Marquet . Work has resumed there since 2008 (Marquet and Lorblanchet 2000, 2003).The excavation of the 1970s led to the discovery, in front of the entrance to d’Achon cave, of a thick sedimentary deposit, of very restricted dimensions (4m x 2m) that included notably a beach fragment of the Loire River (fig.1).Symbolic items include small plain or incised tokens.An entire herd of cattle was also found buried nearby.