Moving Inland
Göbekli Tepe
     From Nomad to Settler
Natufians
Tell es-Sultan
Çatal Hoyuk
Ain Ghazal
     Drawing a Parallel

Ongoing Research


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  Settlement

Reasons for Settlement

Protecting women and children and keeping close to a safe refuge is a basic impulse derived from the need to ensure the survival of our genes. This impulse led naturally to a desire to develop semi-permanent and then permanent homes, where the women and children were secure.

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