British scholar unveils burial practices of Faynan communities in Neolithic Jordan — The Archaeology News Network

The earliest human burials found in Faynan, some 140km south of Amman, come from the early Neolithic site of WF16 and date back to 11,200 years ago, a British scholar said, noting that this discovery also indicated a high mortality rate among the local communities. Skeletal remains found in Wadi Faynan 16 [Credit: Steven Mithen]Steven…

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