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Archaeologists have discovered in Jerusalem the settlement age 7 thousand years

Archaeologists recently found scarce traces of Chalcolithic near Jerusalem, but significant remains of the ancient settlement discovered for the first time, said the representative of the Israel antiquities authority.

Archaeologists discovered, North of Jerusalem the ancient settlement belonging to the Copper age or the Eneolithic age settlements is about seven thousand years, said the Israel antiquities authority.

An impressive discovery was made during the preliminary excavations prior to construction of the road near the village of Shuafat.

In the Eneolithic (from the Latin. aeneus — brass and GK. λίθος — stone, IV-III Millennium BC) people were first to use tools made of copper, but not yet abandoned the use of stone tools.

“The opening belonging to the Eneolithic period have been found in the Negev, coastal valley, the Galilee and the Golan, but is almost completely absent in the area of the Judean hills and Jerusalem,” — said the representative of the Department of antiquities of Israel OMRI Barzilai (Omri Barzilai).

According to him, although archaeologists lately and found traces of Chalcolithic near Jerusalem, they were very scarce.

“Now for the first time we have unearthed substantial remains of a settlement, which is seven thousand years,” said Barzilai.

During excavation were discovered two well-preserved houses, they were found typical for the period of Eneolithic clay vessels, flint tools, basalt bowls and other items. Design and traces of human habitation in these buildings indicate that they were living a considerable time.

According to the head of the excavations Ronit Lupo (Ronit Lupo), in ancient times it was a thriving village. Based on the found in the settlement of the tools for building and household utensils, technical skills were highly developed. The discovery is of high importance, as it brings clarity to the history of the city and its residents, said Lupo.

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