Hadeth south

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Hadeth south
Location 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south southeast of Beirut, Lebanon
Periods Heavy Neolithic, Neolithic
Cultures Qaraoun culture
Site notes
Archaeologists Auguste Bergy
Condition built up
Public access Yes

Hadeth south or Hadeth Beirut is a Heavy Neolithic archaeological site approximately 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south southeast of Beirut, on the road to Sidon in Lebanon.[1][2] It was discovered and a collection made by Auguste Bergy from a spur near a ravine south of the last houses in the village. Heavy Neolithic material of the Qaraoun culture was found of an atypical variety with large, rough flakes including picks, choppers and cores. Some examples showed evidence of burin impacts and twisted forms. The area is now built up.[1]


  1. ^ a b Lorraine Copeland; P. Wescombe (1965). Inventory of Stone-Age sites in Lebanon, p. 88 &89. Imprimerie Catholique. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Leila Tarazi Fawaz (6 February 1995). An Occasion for War: Civil Conflict in Lebanon and Damascus in 1860. University of California Press. pp. 184–. ISBN 978-0-520-20086-9. Retrieved 5 September 2012.