Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Jarmo Expedition 3
III: Events
Air view of Jarmo (Iraq), one of the world's oldest known agricultural communities. A 1948 expedition led by Robert J. Braidwood, field director for the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute, first discovered the settlement, which has been dated to 4750 BCE based on radiocarbon dating of charcoal from fire pits.
Braidwood, Robert John, 1907-2003 | Aerial views | Iraq--Antiquities | Jarmo (Deserted settlement) | Excavations (Archaeology)--Iraq
Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Photographic prints; 11.4 x 16.8 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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