‘Unique’, 9,000-year-old archeological site unveiled in Jordan


The Jordanian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Nayef Al-Fayez on Tuesday unveiled the discovery by a joint Jordanian-French archeological team of a 9,000-year-old religious site in the southeastern Badia region. The site is unique, according to the minister; it is the oldest known site of its kind in the world, dating back to 7,000 BC. It belonged to a previously unknown Neolithic hunter-gatherer culture that the team called Ghassan’s (named after Talat Abu Ghassan, a desert location in its proximity), who hunted […]

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