In 1963, despite the fact the project would eventually flood dozens of modern villages and ancient sites. The government of Syrian Arab Republic, decided to create dams on upper Euphrates river. Culminating a series of excavation and archaeological rescue operations. Among them, an extraordinary neolithic site discovered Abu Hureyra.
In a short span of less than 35 years. They gathered more information about the human beings transition to agriculture, pottery and domestication of animals. More then anywhere previously; and with more details. Using + setting the standard for new techniques, and with less time.
Don’t be the next piece of plastic; extinct woolly mammoth, sabre tooth tiger, or Osama Bin Laden.