In the uppermost levels, a dark burnished pottery appeared.
The date on a coin is an absolute date, as are AD 1492 or 501 SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: APFCATEGORY: measure DEFINITION: A pollen density measure in which pollen counts per unit volume of sediment are corrected by estimated deposition rate (depth per year) to estimated influx (counts per cm per year), the same unit used for pollen rain" in modern samples.
Each taxon varies independently of the others making interpretation much easier than with percentages."CATEGORY: site DEFINITION: A small tell on the Euphrates River, 120 km east of Aleppo in Syria.
Odo of Metz modeled it after the Byzantine-style Church of San Vitale at Ravenna.
This complex served as Charlemagne's court and national church of the empire.
The chapel is the only surviving structure and the most important surviving example of Carolingian architecture.
The site depicted a transition from gathering to cultivation, including large quantities of einkorn wheat, and from hunting to herding (sheep and goats, also gazelle and onager).
The Neolithic settlement was of enormous size, larger than any other recorded site of this period -- even Çatal Hüyük.