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By Edward Banning (auth.), Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember (eds.)

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O"ford: O"ford University Press. P. Levant, Syria, Taurus mountains, middle and upper Euphrates valley. LOCATION: Religion and Expressive Culture It is possible that the tower at Jericho was the platform of a cultic building. Human burials were deposited in its blocked-up stairway. Stone sculptures of birds, vulture heads, cats, and humans from Gilgal, Nahal Oren, Salabiya IX, and especially Nemrik 9 may be related to cultic activity. There were also clay figurines of seated women with stylized breasts, exaggerated hips, diminutive legs, and no anns.

1992). " In Studies in the History (Jnd Archaeology ofJordan IV,ed. M. Zaghloul, K. 'Amr, F. Zayadine, R. Nabeel,and N. Rida. Amman: Department of Antiquities of Jordan, 123-127. Rossignol-Strick, M. (1993). " Paliarientl9: 135-152. Schick, T (1988). "Nahal Hemar Cave: Cordage, Basketry and Fabrics" In Nahal Hemar Cave, ed. O. Bar-Yosef and D. Alon. Jerusalem: Department of Antiquities and Museums. 31-43. Schmandt-Besserat, O. (1988). " Bulletin of Ihe American Schoob of Oriental Research 310: 1-17.

T .. G. C. Hillman, and A. J. Legge (2000). Village on the Euphrates. From Foraging to farming at Ihe Abu Hureyra. O"ford: O"ford University Press. P. Levant, Syria, Taurus mountains, middle and upper Euphrates valley. LOCATION: Religion and Expressive Culture It is possible that the tower at Jericho was the platform of a cultic building. Human burials were deposited in its blocked-up stairway. Stone sculptures of birds, vulture heads, cats, and humans from Gilgal, Nahal Oren, Salabiya IX, and especially Nemrik 9 may be related to cultic activity.

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