Neolithic Flint Dagger from Ba'ja

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 February 2019

This dagger was found in a group burial. It was made by pressure knapping. This is a rare example of Neolithic daggers. Pre-Pottery Neolithic, 7500-7000 BCE. From Ba'ja, north of Petra, Jordan. (The Jordan Museum, Amman, Jordan).

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, February 18). Neolithic Flint Dagger from Ba'ja. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10051/neolithic-flint-dagger-from-baja/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Neolithic Flint Dagger from Ba'ja." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 18, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10051/neolithic-flint-dagger-from-baja/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Neolithic Flint Dagger from Ba'ja." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Feb 2019. Web. 07 Feb 2023.

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