History of Ramallah

The Paleolithic and Neolithic Eras [1 million – 5,000 BC]

Human remains dating back as far as 500,000 BC have been found in the region surrounding Ramallah. Prehistoric Stone, wood, and bone tools have been found in caves in the Ramallah region. Mud brick square and rounded dwellings have also been found in the area, which are evidence of early agricultural communities.

The Bronze Age / The Chalcolithic Era [4,500 – 1,200 BC]

A culture originating in modern Syria settled here during this period, bringing the use