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Tell Rakan I, Wadi Ziqlab

Tell Rakan I (WZ 120) is a village site that was occupied in Pre-Pottery Neolithic B, Late Neolithic, Chalcolithic, and Early Bronze Ages in al-Kura district of northwestern Jordan. In 1999 the Wadi Ziqlab Project conducted excavations at the site to assess its potential for future work.

A brief summary of the initial excavations at the site appears in Banning and Najjar (1999).

A gallery of some of the artifacts discovered at the site.

A gallery of photographs from the fieldwork at Tell Rakan is currently under construction.

Map of the site showing Tell Rakan I (WZ 120) in the pomegranate grove near the modern fish farm, with 1999 excavation area (shaded rectangle), and Early Bronze Age extension of the site (WZ 130) on the slopes above with 1999 excavation area (shaded polygon).

Web access to the Wadi Ziqlab Database is also currently under construction.


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