Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Archaeologists find 8800BC building
ARCHAEOLOGISTS said they have discovered an 11-millennium-old building with on the banks of the Euphrates River in northern Syria.

“A remarkable discovery has just been uncovered of a large circular building dating back to 8800BC near (the locality of) Ja'de,” said the head of the French archaeological team that made the find.

The building, much larger than normal houses, “had a collective use, probably for all of the village or a group,” Eric Coqueugniot said.