Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Agrab

Tell Agrab

Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 27th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 21st century B.C.E
Recorded names : Tell Aqrab

Description : Tell Agrab (or Aqrab) is a tell or settlement mound 12.6 miles (20.3 km) southeast of Eshnunna in the Diyala region. Tell Agrab was occupied during the Jemdet Nasr and Early Dynastic periods through the Akkadian and Larsa periods. It was during the Early Dynastic period that monumental building occurred, including the Shara Temple. There is no evidence that it was occupied after the end of the third millennium BC.

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