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This articleexamines the history of Lebanon in the northern Levant during the Early Bronze Age. It highlights the lack of chronological terminology for the Early Bronze Age in Lebanon and the limited systematic surveys in the coastal plain exploration of the mountainous regions. The available evidence reveals that the end of Early Bronze III (EB III) at Byblos is marked by a major destruction level which is attributed to the invading Amorites. It also explains that though urban settlements in Lebanon underwent a certain amount of changes and restructuring, they continued to exist into EB IV as evidenced by Byblos and Tell Arqa.
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