This region was once a shallow freshwater lake but was drained in the early 20th century to reduce the incidence of malaria. After the draining of the Hula Lake, archaeological excavations revealed evidence of ancient settlements dating back to the Neolithic period.
The site dates to the Pre-Pottery Neolithic period, which occurred around 10,000 to 8,000 BC
There is significant evidence of early agricultural practices, including the cultivation of domesticated plants like wheat and barley, as well as the domestication of animals
Archaeologists have discovered remains of circular and rectangular houses at the site, as well as tools, pottery, and other artifacts. It sheds light on the daily life and technologies of the people who lived there during the Neolithic period
The Huleh neolithic site is important for understanding the transition from a hunter-gatherer lifestyle. To settled agriculture in the ancient near East. As well as, the development of early human societies in the region. It’s an important location for researchers studying the history of agriculture and the emergence of complex societies. Including neolithic architecture.