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Other texts, such as the Dead Sea Scrolls, Apocryphal works, the New Testament, the Mishnah and the Talmud also provide information.Epigraphic sources include ostraca from Samaria and Arad.After the Bronze Age collapse of urban culture, there was an increase in herding and the disappearance of smaller agricultural communities.The Israelite presence emerged during the Early Iron Age (1200–1000 BCE), at first in the central hill country, Transjordan and the northern Negev, and later in the Galilee, while the Philistines and other Sea Peoples arrived at roughly the same time and settled in the coastal regions.Pastoralism and animal husbandry remained important, and walled open spaces in villages that probably served as paddocks have been discovered.The construction of terraces in the hills, and of additional plastered cisterns for water storage, enabled more cultivation than before.During the Chalcolithic period (4300 – 3300 BCE), large pottery containers indicative of settled peoples, appear in the archaeological record.Date palm cultivation began in the Jordan River Valley, and the earliest date pits have been discovered at Ein Gedi by the Dead Sea.

Under the united Israelite monarchy, central store cities were built, and greater areas of the northern Negev came under cultivation.At Arad in the northern Negev, the remains of wheat, barley and legumes have been found, along with stone lined storage pits for grain from this period.Pottery was imported from Cyprus and Mycenae in Greece for the first time, probably for use as good quality tableware.Archaeologists have found the carbonized seeds of two kinds of primitive wheat, einkorn and emmer, and two-rowed barley, in the earliest levels of digs at Jericho, one of the first cities in the world.During the Pottery Neolithic period (6000 – 4300 BCE), the development of pottery enabled people to produce portable containers for the transportation and storage of food, and an economy based on agriculture and herding developed.

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