Seller: ritkinstory (629) 100%, Location: Thank You For L👀king, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 142919038932 ANCIENT NEOLITHIC NATUFIAN METATE AND MANO MEALING ~ GROUND STONE FROM JERICHO AREA - DEAD SEA - ISRAEL * Important Note! * The price of the items with shipping = 1600 $ Items will be shipped by EMS express mail. Delivery will take 3-7 working days. Preparation for shipment will take 2-3 days - due to the size and weight of the lot will require a special careful packaging. Any questions about the price - feel free to contact me in a private message. Size of Metate (approx): Length: 36cm = 14.17” Width: 17.5cm = 6.89” Height: 11.9cm = 4.68” Weight: 7.505kg = 264.73oz Size of Mano(approx): Length: 13cm = 5.11” Width: 10.5cm = 4.13” Height: 4.3cm = 1.69” Weight: 757.6gr = 26.72oz Jericho (/ˈdʒɛrɪkoʊ/; Hebrew: יְרִיחוֹ Yərīḥō; Arabic: أريحا Arīḥā [ʔaˈriːħaː] is located in the north of the Judean Desert, about 7 km west of the Jordan River, 12 km north-west of the Dead Sea and 30 km north-east of Jerusalem. One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, according to a number of researchers, is the oldest of them. The city with the oldest known protective wall in the world. Copious springs in and around the city have attracted human habitation for thousands of years. Jericho is described in the Hebrew Bible as the "City of Palm Trees". Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of more than 20 successive settlements in Jericho, the first of which dates back 11,000 years (9000 BC), almost to the very beginning of the Holocene epoch of the Earth's history. Jericho is the type site for the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A (PPNA) and Pre-Pottery Neolithic B (PPNB) periods. Natufian hunter-gatherers, c. 10,000 BC. Invention of agriculture, with the construction of Natufian culture structures beginning earlier than 9000 BC, the beginning of the Holocene epoch in geologic history. Jericho has evidence of settlement dating back to 10,000 BC. During the Younger Dryas period of cold and drought, permanent habitation of any one location was impossible. However, Jericho was a popular camping ground for Natufian hunter-gatherer groups. Around 9600 BC, the droughts and cold of the Younger Dryas stadial had come to an end, making it possible for Natufian groups to extend the duration of their stay, eventually leading to year-round habitation and permanent settlement. Delivery Information:Items will be shipped by EMS Express Mail within 2-3 working day.Delivery will take 3-7 working days. (Orders made during weekends and Major Holidays will be processed on the next working day).• Please note that item will be shipped to your PayPal address. • If you want the item shipped to a different location please, notify me ASAP!!!• If item is returned to me due to wrong PayPal address I will not repost or refund for free, you will have to cover the postage cost!• Please read carefully, when you purchase an item, you can't cancel an order, because it will be shipped on the next business day and it might be too late! • Please note that Ebays System does not adjust for weekends and holidays and gives WRONG estimates for delivery, please use the calendar to count the working days! Returns:• After receiving the item, buyer should request a return within 14 days.• Return postage should be paid by the Buyer.• Items that you want to return, MUST be in the original retail packaging, unopened and unused.• Used items / opened items / items with damaged retail packaging / items with broken seal etc... COULD NOT be returned! Customer Service:• If you have any problems or questions regarding your order, please contact me through ebay messaging system.• I respond to within few hours, I am online most of the time so you might receive an answer right away.• I will sort any issues you might have and will answer all your questions.• Please do not open a case if you only want to ask simple question, like “Where is my item?” or “Is my item shipped?” • Just use the regular message system.🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟Thanks for Watching! Condition: Museum Quality! Stunning artifact. Excellent condition. You get exactly what you see!