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The Caves Of Mount Carmel Are Located On The Western Slopes Of Mt Carmel , Some ...

The Caves Of Mount Carmel Are Located On The Western Slopes Of Mt Carmel , Some  ...

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Description: The caves of mount Carmel are located on the western slopes of Mt Carmel , some 20 km south of Haifa , where Nahal Mearot ( Valley of the Caves ) emerges into the Coastal Plain They were first excavated in the 1920s and 1930s Then new digs were conducted from the late 1960s onwards , using advanced scientific methods based on modern geological , archeological and palynological ( paleontological study of pollen , fossils , etc ) research Flint tools , animal bones and human burials found in the Carmel Caves contribute greatly to the understanding of the physical and cultural evolution of man in the early phases of his existence

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