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Settlement size for all recorded sites over 10 ha between 6000 BC—1000 BC for the northern Fertile Crescent.

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posted on 28.03.2016, 05:58 by Dan Lawrence, Graham Philip, Hannah Hunt, Lisa Snape-Kennedy, T. J. Wilkinson

Note the maximum sizes of 20 ha (6000–4200 BC); 40–60 ha (4200–3000 BC) and ca. 100–120 ha (3000–1200 BC), but with significant "plumes" beyond these figures at intervals between 4000 and 2200 BC. Sites under 10 ha are not shown (N = 351).