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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
2,616 words
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The history and extent of irrigation in the ancient Near East are difficult to trace because the physical evidence in

olive

olive  

[Sp]An evergreen tree (Olea) that produces a small oval oil‐producing fruit. Grown around the Mediterranean from the 3rd millennium bc onwards, the cultivated variety (Olea europaea) is believed to ...

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