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Halafian

[huh-lah-fee-uh n] /həˈlɑ fi ən/
adjective
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.
noun
2.
a person who belonged to this culture.
Also, Halaf
[huh-lahf] /həˈlɑf/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; after (Tell) Halaf mound in Syria; see -ian
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Halafian

/həˈlɑːfɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Neolithic culture extending from Iran to the Mediterranean
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