The domestication of water: The Neolithic well at Sha'ar Hagolan, Jordan Valley, Israel

Yosef Garfinkel*, Ariel Vered, Ofer Bar-Yosef

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Abstract

A well in the Jordan Valley shows that the Neolithic revolution included an understanding of underground water and how to access it. The excavation of the well in longtitudinal cross-section is also something of a revolution in fieldwork.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)686-696
Number of pages11
JournalAntiquity
Volume80
Issue number309
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2006

Keywords

  • Hydrology
  • Jordan Valley
  • Neolithic
  • Water
  • Well

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