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Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria: Dating of Neolithic Cemeteries

  • H Plug (a1), J van der Plicht (a1) (a2) and P M M G Akkermans (a1)


Late Neolithic graves excavated at Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria, have been dated by radiocarbon. This series of 46 human bone dates represents a sequence of cemeteries that is analyzed by Bayesian methodology. The dates show continuous use of the northeastern slope of the mound as a burial ground throughout the Initial Pottery Neolithic to the Halaf period.


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