Chronology

Period

Dating

Epi-Paleolithic (Late Natufian)

10500-8500 BC

Pre-Pottery Neolithic A

8500/8300-7500 BC

Pre-Pottery Neolithic B

7500-6000 BC

Pottery Neolithic A (Yarmukian culture)

6000-5000 BC

Pottery Neolithic B

5000-4600 BC

Early Chalcolithic

4600-4200 BC

Middle Chalcolithic

4200-3800 BC

Late Chalcolithic

3800-3400 BC

Early Bronze Age I

3400-3000 BC

Early Bronze Age II

3000-2700 BC

Early Bronze Age III

2700-2300 BC

Early Bronze Age IV

2300-2000 BC

Middle Bronze Age I

2000-1800 BC

Middle Bronze Age II

1800-1650 BC

Middle Bronze Age III

1650-1550 BC

Late Bronze Age I

1550-1420 BC

Late Bronze Age II

1400-1200 BC

Iron Age I

1200-1000 BC

Iron Age IIA

1000-925 BC

Iron Age IIB

925-732 BC

Iron Age IIC

732-586 BC

Neo-Babylonian Period

586-535 BC

Persian Period

535-333 BC

Hellenistic Period

333-64 BC

Roman Period

64 BC-AD 324

Byzantine Period

324-636

Early Islamic Period

636-1000

Middle Islamic / Crusader Period

1000-1258

Late (Mamluk 1250-1516) Islamic to Ottoman (1516-1918) Period

1258-1918