French Archaeologist Unearths 10,000 Years Old Village in Israel’
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French Archaeologist Unearths 10,000 Years Old Village in Israel’

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The French archaeologist Jean Perrot has unearthed remains of a village in the Huleh area of northern Israel believed to be 10,000 years old, it was reported here today. The find indicates that the inhabitants of the village were among the first to cultivate wheat and barley as man advanced from the Stone Age to settled civilization.

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