Meaning of Halafian


Pronunciation: (hu-lä'fē-un), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or belonging to the Neolithic culture chiefly of northern Syria, dating to the fifth millennium b.c. and characterized by adobe dwellings and polychrome pottery decorated with animal designs and geometric patterns.
  1. a person who belonged to this culture.
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