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  • adj. Of, or relating to a Mesolithic-era hunter-gatherer people in the Mediterranean area around Levant.
  • n. Someone of, or pertaining to, the Natufian culture.

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Examples

  • Perhaps a line can be traced from the Natufian women of Lebanon, or even as far back as the 24,000-year-old Venus ofWillendorf .

    The Eternal Female: Worship of the Mother Goddess

  • "The burial of the woman...is unlike any burial found in the Natufian or the preceding Palaeolithic periods," Grosman's team wrote.

    Earliest known shaman grave site found

  • The Israeli team found the bones in a small cave in the lower Galilee region of present-day Israel that was a Natufian burial ground for a least 28 people.

    Earliest known shaman grave site found

  • "It seems that the woman in the Natufian burial was perceived as being in a close relationship with these animal spirits."

    Earliest known shaman grave site found

  • "It seems that the woman in the Natufian burial was perceived as being in a close relationship with these animal spirits," the authors write.

    More on the Female Shaman Burial

  • The 12,000-year-old grave 10,000 BCE dates back to the Natufian people who were the first society to adopt a sedentary lifestyle, Hebrew University of Jerusalem researcher Leore Grosman and colleagues said.

    Earliest known shaman grave site found

  • Natufian culture as a transition between hunting and gathering and the sedentary lifestyles of early farmers.

    More on the Female Shaman Burial

  • The earliest occupation of the site could be roughly compared with the Natufian occupation in the Levant.

    The Goddess and the Bull

  • Cauvin was struck by the finding that the transition from the Natufian to the Neolithic period was marked by two important changes.

    The Goddess and the Bull

  • The earliest occupation levels that Kathleen Kenyon identified at Jericho, at the end of her 1950s excavations, turned out to be the remains of Natufian settlers.

    The Goddess and the Bull

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