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June 3, 2006

Ancient Figs Found in Israel

The discovery of ancient carbonized figs without fertile seeds in Israel suggests that domestication of plants took place roughly a 1,000 years earlier than previously thought, and points to Israel, rather than Turkey, as the birthplace of the Agricultural Revolution.

'Agricultural Revolution' began in Israel up to 12,500 years ago (Jerusalem Post)

They seem to be missing a close italics tag over there.

Thanks to Fruits and Votes for finding this one.

Update: I suppose this post would be more useful with the actual link.

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