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Prehistoric Investigations in Southeastern Turkey

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Science  13 Jun 1969:
Vol. 164, Issue 3885, pp. 1275-1276
DOI: 10.1126/science.164.3885.1275

Abstract

An archeological survey of the upper Tigris-Euphrates basin in Turkish Mesopotamia revealed a very early phase farming village and a nearby developed phase farming village. Late prehistoric developments in this region are critical to understanding of the beginnings of trade and metallurgy.