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The Origins of Civilization

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Learn about one of the single most important developments in human history — the transition from a way of life based on hunting and gathering to an economy based on raising domesticated plants and animals.

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Jarmo House Model

During the early Neolithic period, Jarmo is believed to have had a population of 150-200 people occupying 20-30 houses like this one, spread over an area of 1.3 hectares (3.2 acres).  [IMAGE GALLERY]

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