Where Did Agriculture Begin? In Turkey, 10,500 Years Ago

Some tout Israel and the Near East as the point of origin for some domestication of crops and animals, and the advent of agriculture. Prof. Avi Gopher explains why we need to look toward the northern Levant

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Karahan Tepe, in the heart of southeastern Turkey where this all began
Karahan Tepe, in the heart of southeastern Turkey where this all beganCredit: Valence Levi Schuster
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The Ataturk Dam on the Euphrates River, Anatolia, TurkeyCredit: DbDo/Shutterstock.com



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