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Nebelivka site

Farmland in Ukraine now covers most of an ancient settlement called Nebelivka that some researchers consider to be one of the earliest known cities. Here, Nebelivka’s site plan is superimposed over where it once stood.

Nebelivka Project, produced by M. Nebbia

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