Sites & cities that bear the name of Jeitun

Jeitun

Today in : Turkmenistan
First trace of activity : 7,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 4,500 B.C.E

Description : Jeitun is an archaeological site of the Neolithic period in southern Turkmenistan, about 30 kilometers northwest of Ashgabat in the Kopet-Dag mountain range. The settlement was occupied from about 7200 to 4500 BC possibly with short interruptions. Jeitun has given its name to the whole Neolithic period in the foothills of the Kopet Dag.

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