Midsummer Sunset at Neolithic Jericho

@article{Barkai2008MidsummerSA,
  title={Midsummer Sunset at Neolithic Jericho},
  author={Ran Barkai and Roy Liran},
  journal={Time and Mind},
  year={2008},
  volume={1},
  pages={273 - 283}
}
Abstract The tower of Jericho is an architectural megalith dating roughly to 8300 BC, a time belonging to the Near East early Neolithic era, making it by far the oldest known monumental building. Ever since it was discovered there has been an unresolved debate for archaeologists and the general public alike regarding its function and purpose. The main three theories regarding the tower's purpose are that it may be part of a fortification system, that it is a part of a flood-deflection system… 

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