Halafian

adjective 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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Origin and Etymology of halafian

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


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