Ha·​laf·​ian | \ həˈläfēən\
variants: or less commonly Halaf \ həˈläf \

Definition of Halafian

: of or belonging to an early Aeneolithic culture of Syria and north Mesopotamia characterized by the use of stone as well as copper, adobe buildings, and a fine polychrome pottery

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History and Etymology for Halafian

from Tell Halaf, site in northeastern Syria on the Turkish border near the village of Ras el ʽAin

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authorized for issue (as a bond)

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