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Architecture: Prehistory to 1250: Middle East

The earliest dwellings in the Middle East date to the Neolithic period, appearing first in the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A (PPNA) culture of the Levant and Upper Mesopotamia, from around 9500 to 8500 B.C.E.

Pre-Pottery Neolithic a (PPNA) Architecture

These earliest buildings were simple circular dwellings made of ...

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