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

  • Yosef Garfinkel (a1), Ariel Vered (a1) and Ofer Bar-Yosef (a2)

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.

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