It was one of the early centers of Neolithic human culture 12,000 year ago. Important advances in agriculture, such as the development of domestic grain varieties and the taming of livestock, likely took place here. On the next edition of Life Elsewhere we’ll learn more about this ancient land and what is happening there today…can you name it?
Life Elsewhere airs, Monday 9.00am EDT (1400 GDT)
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