Sites & cities that bear the name of ʿUqdat al-Bakrah

ʿUqdat al-Bakrah

Today in : Oman
First trace of activity : ca. 13th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 3rd century B.C.E
Recorded names : عقدة البكرة

Description : ʿUqdat al-Bakrah (Arabic: عقدة البكرة‎, lit. 'knot of the young she-camel'), also known incorrectly as Al-Saffah, is an archaeological site in Wadi Dhank, in the Muḥāfaẓat aẓ-Ẓāhirah region of northwestern Oman. It is a metal-working site dating to the Early Iron Age.

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