Sites & cities by cultures

3584 sites & cities

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Oldowan (3)

Existed from ca. 2,600,000 B.C.E to ca. 1,700,000 B.C.E
Other names : Mode I, Oldowayen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oldowan
El Kowm
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Al Kawm, Nadaouiyeh Aïn Askar
First trace of activity : ca. 500,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of El Kowm
Le Bois-de-Riquet
Today in : France
First trace of activity : ca. 1,200,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Le Bois-de-Riquet
Olduvai Gorge
Today in : Tanzania, United Republic of
Recorded names : Oldupai Gorge
First trace of activity : ca. 1,800,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Olduvai Gorge

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Acheulean (3)

Existed from ca. 1,760,000 B.C.E to ca. 130,000 B.C.E
Other names : Acheulian, Acheuléen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acheulean
Barda Balka
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 120,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 60,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Barda Balka
Le Bois-de-Riquet
Today in : France
First trace of activity : ca. 1,200,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Le Bois-de-Riquet
Saint-Acheul
Today in : France
Recorded names : Jardin archéologique de Saint-Acheul
First trace of activity : ca. 450,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 80,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Saint-Acheul

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Acheulo-Yabrudian complex (3)

Existed from ca. 400,000 B.C.E to ca. 220,000 B.C.E
Other names : Mugharan Tradition, AYCC, Yabroudien
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acheulo-Yabrudian_complex
El Kowm
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Al Kawm, Nadaouiyeh Aïn Askar
First trace of activity : ca. 500,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of El Kowm
Misliya cave
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : מערת מיסליה, Brotzen Cave
First trace of activity : ca. 300,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 150,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Misliya cave
Qesem cave
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : מערת קסם
First trace of activity : ca. 41,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 21,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Qesem cave

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Sintashta culture (4)

Existed from ca. 220,000 B.C.E to ca. 180,000 B.C.E
Other names : Sintashta-Petrovka culture, Sintashta-Arkaim culture
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sintashta_culture
Arkaïm
Today in : Russian Federation
Recorded names : Аркаим
First trace of activity : ca. 17th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 16th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Arkaïm
Krivoye Lake
Today in : Russian Federation
Recorded names : Krivoye Ozero
First trace of activity : ca. 21st century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 20th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Krivoye Lake
Petrovka
Today in : Russian Federation
First trace of activity : ca. 20th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 18th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Petrovka
Sintashta
Today in : Russian Federation
Recorded names : Синташта́, Sintachta
First trace of activity : ca. 29th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 17th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Sintashta

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Mousterian (10)

Existed from ca. 160,000 B.C.E to ca. 40,000 B.C.E
Other names : Mode III, Moustérien
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mousterian
Akhshtyrskaya Cave
Today in : Russian Federation
Recorded names : Big Kazachebrodskaya
First trace of activity : ca. 200,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 35,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Akhshtyrskaya Cave
El Kowm
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Al Kawm, Nadaouiyeh Aïn Askar
First trace of activity : ca. 500,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of El Kowm
Erq el Ahmar
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Erk el Ahmar
First trace of activity : ca. 46,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Erq el Ahmar
Le Bois-de-Riquet
Today in : France
First trace of activity : ca. 1,200,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Le Bois-de-Riquet
Obi-Rakhmat Grotto
Today in : Uzbekistan
Recorded names : غار آب رحمت
First trace of activity : ca. 90,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 60,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Obi-Rakhmat Grotto
Qafzeh cave
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : מערת קפזה, Me'arat Qafzeh, Kedumim cave, מערת קדומים, Me'arat Kedumim, Ha'kfitza cave, מערת הקפיצה, Me'arat Hakfitzah, Mount Precipice, הר קדומים, Har Kedumim
First trace of activity : ca. 130,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 50,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Qafzeh cave
Shanidar Cave
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : ,ئەشکەوتی شانەدەر, Şaneder, Zewî Çemî Şaneder, كَهَف شانِدَر‎
First trace of activity : ca. 70,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,600 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Shanidar Cave
Tel Qashish
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : תל קשיש, Tel Kashish, Tell el-Qassis, Ein Qashish, Helkath?, Dabeshet?
First trace of activity : ca. 70,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Qashish
Umm el Tlel
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Tell Oumn Teil
First trace of activity : ca. 73,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Umm el Tlel
Vršac
Today in : Serbia
Recorded names : Podvršan, Вршац, Vârșeț, Versec, Versecz, Werschetz, Virşac, Verşe, Vrscia?
First trace of activity : ca. 6,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Vršac

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Emiran culture (6)

Existed from ca. 100,000 B.C.E to ca. 40,000 B.C.E
Other names : Culture émirienne
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emiran
Beirut
Today in : Lebanon
Recorded names : Biryt, Βηρυτός, Bhrytos, Bērutós, Berytus, Béryte, Laodicea in Phoenicia, Λαοδίκεια ἡ ἐν Φοινίκῃ, Laodicea in Canaan, Beyrouth, بيروت‎, Bayrūt, Berot, Biruta, Bērytós, Colonia Iulia Augusta Felix Berytus
First trace of activity : ca. 40,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Beirut
Kebara Cave
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : מערת כבארה, Me'arat Kebbara, مغارة الكبارة, Mugharat al-Kabara
First trace of activity : ca. 58,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 11,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Kebara Cave
Ksar Akil
Today in : Lebanon
Recorded names : Ksar 'Akil, Ksar Aqil, Egbert, Ethelruda
First trace of activity : ca. 49,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ksar Akil
Mugharat el-Wad
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : El Wad Cave, HaNahal Cave, מערת הנחל, El Wad Terrace
First trace of activity : ca. 43,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 11,700 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Mugharat el-Wad
Qafzeh cave
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : מערת קפזה, Me'arat Qafzeh, Kedumim cave, מערת קדומים, Me'arat Kedumim, Ha'kfitza cave, מערת הקפיצה, Me'arat Hakfitzah, Mount Precipice, הר קדומים, Har Kedumim
First trace of activity : ca. 130,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 50,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Qafzeh cave
Umm el Tlel
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Tell Oumn Teil
First trace of activity : ca. 73,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Umm el Tlel

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Ahmarian culture (4)

Existed from ca. 46,000 B.C.E to ca. 42,000 B.C.E
Other names : Culture Ahmarienne, Ahmarien
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmarian
Erq el Ahmar
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Erk el Ahmar
First trace of activity : ca. 46,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Erq el Ahmar
Ksar Akil
Today in : Lebanon
Recorded names : Ksar 'Akil, Ksar Aqil, Egbert, Ethelruda
First trace of activity : ca. 49,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ksar Akil
Manot Cave
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : מערת מנות‎, Me'arat Manot
First trace of activity : ca. 44,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 31,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Manot Cave
Mugharat el-Wad
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : El Wad Cave, HaNahal Cave, מערת הנחל, El Wad Terrace
First trace of activity : ca. 43,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 11,700 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Mugharat el-Wad

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Levantine Aurignacian (6)

Existed from ca. 33,000 B.C.E to ca. 27,000 B.C.E
Other names : Antelian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levantine_Aurignacian
Hayonim Cave
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : מערת היונים, Me'arat HaYonim
First trace of activity : ca. 250,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 12,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Hayonim Cave
Kebara Cave
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : מערת כבארה, Me'arat Kebbara, مغارة الكبارة, Mugharat al-Kabara
First trace of activity : ca. 58,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 11,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Kebara Cave
Ksar Akil
Today in : Lebanon
Recorded names : Ksar 'Akil, Ksar Aqil, Egbert, Ethelruda
First trace of activity : ca. 49,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ksar Akil
Manot Cave
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : מערת מנות‎, Me'arat Manot
First trace of activity : ca. 44,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 31,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Manot Cave
Mugharat el-Wad
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : El Wad Cave, HaNahal Cave, מערת הנחל, El Wad Terrace
First trace of activity : ca. 43,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 11,700 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Mugharat el-Wad
Raqefet Cave
Today in : Israel
First trace of activity : ca. 11,700 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 9,700 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Raqefet Cave

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Gravettian

Existed from ca. 31,000 B.C.E to ca. 15,000 B.C.E
Other names : Gravettien, Gravettien
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravettian

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Kebarian culture (3)

Existed from ca. 18,000 B.C.E to ca. 12,500 B.C.E
Other names : Kebaran, Kébarien
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kebaran
Kebara Cave
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : מערת כבארה, Me'arat Kebbara, مغارة الكبارة, Mugharat al-Kabara
First trace of activity : ca. 58,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 11,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Kebara Cave
Nahal Oren
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : נחל אורן, Wadi Fallah
First trace of activity : ca. 16,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nahal Oren
Tel Qashish
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : תל קשיש, Tel Kashish, Tell el-Qassis, Ein Qashish, Helkath?, Dabeshet?
First trace of activity : ca. 70,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Qashish

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Zarzian culture (3)

Existed from ca. 18,000 B.C.E to ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Other names : Zarzi culture, Zarzien
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zarzian_culture
Palegawra Cave
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 15,700 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 11,400 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Palegawra Cave
Shanidar Cave
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : ,ئەشکەوتی شانەدەر, Şaneder, Zewî Çemî Şaneder, كَهَف شانِدَر‎
First trace of activity : ca. 70,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,600 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Shanidar Cave
Warwasi
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
First trace of activity : ca. 20,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 12,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Warwasi

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Magdalenian (1)

Existed from ca. 15,000 B.C.E to ca. 10,000 B.C.E
Other names : Madelenian, Magdalénien
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magdalenian
Le Bois-de-Riquet
Today in : France
First trace of activity : ca. 1,200,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Le Bois-de-Riquet

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Natufian culture (20)

Existed from ca. 12,500 B.C.E to ca. 9,500 B.C.E
Other names : Natoufien, Natufien
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natufian_culture
Abu Salem
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Harifian Industry type site
First trace of activity : ca. 10,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Abu Salem
'Ain Mallaha
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Eynan
First trace of activity : ca. 12,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of 'Ain Mallaha
Baaz Rockshelter
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
First trace of activity : ca. 34,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Baaz Rockshelter
Bawwab al Ghazal
Today in : Jordan
First trace of activity : ca. 8,600 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6,100 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Bawwab al Ghazal
Beidha
Today in : Jordan
Recorded names : البيضا‎, al-baīḍā, Bayda
First trace of activity : ca. 11,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Beidha
Beirut
Today in : Lebanon
Recorded names : Biryt, Βηρυτός, Bhrytos, Bērutós, Berytus, Béryte, Laodicea in Phoenicia, Λαοδίκεια ἡ ἐν Φοινίκῃ, Laodicea in Canaan, Beyrouth, بيروت‎, Bayrūt, Berot, Biruta, Bērytós, Colonia Iulia Augusta Felix Berytus
First trace of activity : ca. 40,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Beirut
Dibsi Faraj
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Athis?, Neocaesarea?, Qasrin
First trace of activity : ca. 1st century C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 9th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Dibsi Faraj
Erq el Ahmar
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Erk el Ahmar
First trace of activity : ca. 46,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Erq el Ahmar
Hayonim Cave
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : מערת היונים, Me'arat HaYonim
First trace of activity : ca. 250,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 12,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Hayonim Cave
Iraq ed-Dubb
Today in : Jordan
Recorded names : Iraq ed Dubb
First trace of activity : ca. 9,600 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Iraq ed-Dubb
Jayrud
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Geroda, جيرود‎, Jerud, Jayroud, Jairoud
First trace of activity : ca. 9,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jayrud
Jericho
Today in : Palestine, State of
Recorded names : Arīḥā, Reaẖ?, Yeriḥo, Tell es-Sultan
First trace of activity : ca. 9,700 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jericho
Kebara Cave
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : מערת כבארה, Me'arat Kebbara, مغارة الكبارة, Mugharat al-Kabara
First trace of activity : ca. 58,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 11,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Kebara Cave
Mugharat el-Wad
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : El Wad Cave, HaNahal Cave, מערת הנחל, El Wad Terrace
First trace of activity : ca. 43,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 11,700 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Mugharat el-Wad
Mureybet
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : muribit, مريبط‎
First trace of activity : ca. 10,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Mureybet
Nahal Oren
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : נחל אורן, Wadi Fallah
First trace of activity : ca. 16,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nahal Oren
Raqefet Cave
Today in : Israel
First trace of activity : ca. 11,700 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 9,700 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Raqefet Cave
Shanidar Cave
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : ,ئەشکەوتی شانەدەر, Şaneder, Zewî Çemî Şaneder, كَهَف شانِدَر‎
First trace of activity : ca. 70,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,600 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Shanidar Cave
Tell Abu Hureyra
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : تل أبو هريرة
First trace of activity : ca. 13,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,900 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Abu Hureyra
Wadi Hammeh
Today in : Jordan
First trace of activity : ca. 12,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 12,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Wadi Hammeh

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Iron Gates Mesolithic (1)

Existed from ca. 11,000 B.C.E to ca. 3,500 B.C.E
Other names : Iron Gates culture
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Gates_Mesolithic
Lepenski Vir
Today in : Serbia
Recorded names : Лепенски Вир, Lepenski Vir I, Lepensky Vir II, Lepenski Vir IIIa, Lepenski Vir IIIb, Proto-Lepenski Vir, Lepenski Vir III, Lepenski Vir I-II, Proto-Lepenski Vir, Lepenski Vir II, Lepenski Vir I-II
First trace of activity : ca. 9,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,200 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Lepenski Vir

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Pre-Pottery Neolithic (5)

Existed from ca. 10,000 B.C.E to ca. 6,500 B.C.E
Other names : PPN, Néolithique précéramique, Präkeramisches Neolithikum
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pre-Pottery_Neolithic
Ali Kosh
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
First trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,500 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ali Kosh
Ganj Dareh
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : تپه گنج دره
First trace of activity : ca. 8,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ganj Dareh
Göbekli Tepe
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : Girê Mirazan, Xirabreşkê, Layer III, Layer II, Layer I
First trace of activity : ca. 9,600 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Göbekli Tepe
Tel Qashish
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : תל קשיש, Tel Kashish, Tell el-Qassis, Ein Qashish, Helkath?, Dabeshet?
First trace of activity : ca. 70,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Qashish
Wadi Hammeh
Today in : Jordan
First trace of activity : ca. 12,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 12,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Wadi Hammeh

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Pre-Pottery Neolithic A (13)

Existed from 10,000 B.C.E to 8,800 B.C.E
Other names : PPNA
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pre-Pottery_Neolithic_A
Asprokremnos
Today in : Cyprus
Recorded names : Agia Varvara
First trace of activity : ca. 8,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,600 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Asprokremnos
Dja’de el-Mughara
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
First trace of activity : ca. 9,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Dja’de el-Mughara
Ein Gedi
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : עֵין גֶּדִי, Ain Jidy, Hazazon-tamar, Hazezon Tamar, Hatzatzon-Tamar, Hazezontamar, ḥaṣṣōn tāmār, Tell el-Jurn, Tel Goren, Chalcolithic Temple of Ein Gedi, Mikveh Cave, Moringa Cave
First trace of activity : ca. 10,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ein Gedi
Iraq ed-Dubb
Today in : Jordan
Recorded names : Iraq ed Dubb
First trace of activity : ca. 9,600 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Iraq ed-Dubb
Jerf el-Ahmar
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
First trace of activity : 9,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 8,700 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jerf el-Ahmar
Jericho
Today in : Palestine, State of
Recorded names : Arīḥā, Reaẖ?, Yeriḥo, Tell es-Sultan
First trace of activity : ca. 9,700 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jericho
Mureybet
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : muribit, مريبط‎
First trace of activity : ca. 10,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Mureybet
Nahal Oren
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : נחל אורן, Wadi Fallah
First trace of activity : ca. 16,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nahal Oren
Nemrik
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 9,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nemrik
Shanidar Cave
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : ,ئەشکەوتی شانەدەر, Şaneder, Zewî Çemî Şaneder, كَهَف شانِدَر‎
First trace of activity : ca. 70,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,600 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Shanidar Cave
Tell Sheikh Hassan
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Cheikh Hassan, Shaikh Hassan
First trace of activity : ca. 9,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Sheikh Hassan
Urfa
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : אדמא‎, Adme, Admi, Admum, Edessa, Ἔδεσσα, Edesse, Callirrhoe, Antiochia on the Callirhoe, Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Καλλιρρόης, Ուռհա, Urha, Ourha, Orhay, ܐܘܪܗܝ, الرُّهَا ,الرها‎, ar-Ruhā, Şanlıurfa, Riha‎, Şanlıurfa, Riha‎, Ուռհա, Uṙha, ܐܘܪܗܝ, Ūrhay, Ūrhāi, الرُّهَا‎‎, alruha, Admaʾ, Antiochia on the Callirhoe, Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Καλλιρρόης, Antiochia on the Callirhoe, Justinopolis, Balıklıgöl, Riha, ܐܘܪܗܝ‎, Gürcütepe, Kazane Tepe, Urhay, , Urfa
First trace of activity : ca. 9,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Urfa
Wadi Faynan 16
Today in : Jordan
Recorded names : WF16
First trace of activity : ca. 12,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10,200 B.C.E
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Khiamian (4)

Existed from ca. 10,000 B.C.E to ca. 8,500 B.C.E
Other names : El-Khiam culture, Khiamien, Sultanien
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khiamian
Abu Madi
Today in : Egypt
Recorded names : أبو ماضي
First trace of activity : 9,660 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 9,180 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Abu Madi
El Khiam
Today in : Palestine, State of
Recorded names : الخیام
First trace of activity : ca. 10,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 9,500 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of El Khiam
Mureybet
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : muribit, مريبط‎
First trace of activity : ca. 10,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Mureybet
Nahal Oren
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : נחל אורן, Wadi Fallah
First trace of activity : ca. 16,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,800 B.C.E
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Pre-Pottery Neolithic B (36)

Existed from 8,800 B.C.E to 6,500 B.C.E
Other names : PPNB
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pre-Pottery_Neolithic_B
Abu Salem
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Harifian Industry type site
First trace of activity : ca. 10,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Abu Salem
'Ain Ghazal
Today in : Jordan
Recorded names : ʿayn ġazāl, Ayn Ghazal, 'Ain Ghazal, عين غزال
First trace of activity : ca. 8,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of 'Ain Ghazal
Akarçay Tepe
Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : ca. 7,700 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6,600 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Akarçay Tepe
Aşıklı Höyük
Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : ca. 8,300 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7,500 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Aşıklı Höyük
Beidha
Today in : Jordan
Recorded names : البيضا‎, al-baīḍā, Bayda
First trace of activity : ca. 11,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Beidha
Beisamoun
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : بيسمون‎, Beisamûn, En Besamun, Basimun, Baysamun
First trace of activity : ca. 7,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 20th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Beisamoun
Boncuklu Tarla
Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : ca. 10,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7,500 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Boncuklu Tarla
Bouqras
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : بقرص
First trace of activity : ca. 7,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6,200 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Bouqras
Byblos
Today in : Lebanon
Recorded names : Kebny, 𐤂𐤁𐤋, GBL, Gebal, 𒁺𒆷, Gubla, גבל, Geval, ܓܒܠ, Gbl, Goubal, Gibelet, Giblet, Biblíon, Βύβλος, Byblus, Jibayl, Jbeil, جبيل‎, Jubayl, Býblos
First trace of activity : ca. 8,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Byblos
Cafer Höyük
Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : 6,920 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 5,180 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Cafer Höyük
Çayönü
Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : 8,630 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 6,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Çayönü
Dja’de el-Mughara
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
First trace of activity : ca. 9,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Dja’de el-Mughara
El Kowm
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Al Kawm, Nadaouiyeh Aïn Askar
First trace of activity : ca. 500,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of El Kowm
Göbekli Tepe
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : Girê Mirazan, Xirabreşkê, Layer III, Layer II, Layer I
First trace of activity : ca. 9,600 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Göbekli Tepe
Gritille Höyük
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : Hakka?
First trace of activity : 8,450 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 6,400 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Gritille Höyük
Iraq ed-Dubb
Today in : Jordan
Recorded names : Iraq ed Dubb
First trace of activity : ca. 9,600 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Iraq ed-Dubb
Jarmo
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Qal'at Jarmo, Çermo‎
First trace of activity : 7,090 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 4,950 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jarmo
Jerf el-Ahmar
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
First trace of activity : 9,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 8,700 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jerf el-Ahmar
Jericho
Today in : Palestine, State of
Recorded names : Arīḥā, Reaẖ?, Yeriḥo, Tell es-Sultan
First trace of activity : ca. 9,700 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jericho
Kfar HaHoresh
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : כְּפַר הַחֹרֶשׁ, כפר החורש‎
First trace of activity : ca. 8,700 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Kfar HaHoresh
M'lefaat
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 9,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,600 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of M'lefaat
Munhata
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Horvat Minha, Khirbet Munhata
First trace of activity : 7,210 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 5,420 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Munhata
Mureybet
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : muribit, مريبط‎
First trace of activity : ca. 10,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Mureybet
Nahal Oren
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : נחל אורן, Wadi Fallah
First trace of activity : ca. 16,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nahal Oren
Nemrik
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 9,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nemrik
Nevalı Çori
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : Nevali Çori
First trace of activity : 8,600 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 8,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nevalı Çori
Palmyra
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Ta-ad-mi-ir, Ta-ad-mar, TDMR, TDMWR, Tadmar, Tadmor, Tadmur, تَدْمُر‎, Παλμύρα, Palmyre
First trace of activity : 2,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 1932 C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Palmyra
Shillourokambos
Today in : Cyprus
Recorded names : Σιλλουρόκαμπος, Parekklisia
First trace of activity : ca. 7,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,500 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Shillourokambos
Tel Ali
Today in : Israel
First trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Ali
Tell Abu Hureyra
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : تل أبو هريرة
First trace of activity : ca. 13,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,900 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Abu Hureyra
Tell Aswad
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Shuksa, Su-uk-su, تل أسود
First trace of activity : ca. 8,700 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7,500 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Aswad
Tell Halula
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
First trace of activity : 7,750 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 6,780 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Halula
Tell Maghzaliyah
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Maghzalia, Magzalia
First trace of activity : ca. 7,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Maghzaliyah
Tell Sabi Abyad
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : تل صبي أبيض
First trace of activity : ca. 7,600 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 13th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Sabi Abyad
Tell Sheikh Hassan
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Cheikh Hassan, Shaikh Hassan
First trace of activity : ca. 9,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Sheikh Hassan
Urfa
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : אדמא‎, Adme, Admi, Admum, Edessa, Ἔδεσσα, Edesse, Callirrhoe, Antiochia on the Callirhoe, Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Καλλιρρόης, Ուռհա, Urha, Ourha, Orhay, ܐܘܪܗܝ, الرُّهَا ,الرها‎, ar-Ruhā, Şanlıurfa, Riha‎, Şanlıurfa, Riha‎, Ուռհա, Uṙha, ܐܘܪܗܝ, Ūrhay, Ūrhāi, الرُّهَا‎‎, alruha, Admaʾ, Antiochia on the Callirhoe, Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Καλλιρρόης, Antiochia on the Callirhoe, Justinopolis, Balıklıgöl, Riha, ܐܘܪܗܝ‎, Gürcütepe, Kazane Tepe, Urhay, , Urfa
First trace of activity : ca. 9,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Urfa

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Jeitun culture (4)

Existed from ca. 7,000 B.C.E to ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Other names : Djeitun, Dscheitun
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeitun#Jeitun_culture
Monjukli Depe
Today in : Turkmenistan
First trace of activity : 6,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,400 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Monjukli Depe
Sang-i Chakmak
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : Tepe Sang-e Chakhmaq, Tappeh Sang-e Chakhmaq, Sange Chaxmaq, Chakhmagh
First trace of activity : ca. 7,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,200 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Sang-i Chakmak
Tureng Tepe
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : Turang Tappe, تورنگ تپه, Turang Tappeh
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 13th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tureng Tepe
Yarim Tepe
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
First trace of activity : ca. 5,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Yarim Tepe

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Ubaid period (19)

Existed from ca. 6,500 B.C.E to ca. 3,800 B.C.E
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubaid_period
Chagar Bazar
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Šagir Bazar, تل شاغربازار, Asnakkum
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 20th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Chagar Bazar
Eridu
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒉣𒆠, NUN.KI, eridugki, irîtu, Tell Abu Shahrain
First trace of activity : ca. 5,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Eridu
Girsu
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : ĝir2-suki, 𒄈𒋢𒆠, Tell Telloh, Tello
First trace of activity : ca. 4,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 2nd century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Girsu
Godin Tepe
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
First trace of activity : ca. 5,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Godin Tepe
Jemdet Nasr
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : جمدة نصر‎, Ǧamdat Naṣr, Dschemdet Nasr, Ǧemdet Nasr, Djemdet Nasr, Kid-Nun?
First trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 29th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jemdet Nasr
Nagar
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Nawar, Tell Brak
First trace of activity : ca. 6,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 1,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nagar
Nippur
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Nibru, 𒂗𒆤𒆠, EN.LÍLKI, Nibbur
First trace of activity : ca. 4,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 13th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nippur
Nuzi
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Nuzu, Gasur, Yorghan Tepe
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 1,340 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nuzi
Samarra
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Sur-marrati?, Surimarrat, Souma, Sumere, Sumra, سَامَرَّاء‎, Surra Man Ra'ā , سر من رأى, Suma, Σουμᾶ, Šumara
First trace of activity : ca. 5,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Samarra
Susa
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : 𐏂𐎢𐏁𐎠, Çūšā, 𒈹𒂞𒆠, šušin, Σοῦσα, Suse, شوش, Šuš, שׁוּשָׁן, Šušān, Shushan, Çūšā, ܫܘܫ‎, 𐭮𐭥𐭱𐭩
First trace of activity : 4395 C.E
Last trace of activity : 1218 C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Susa
Tell Arpachiyah
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 5,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Arpachiyah
Tell el-'Oueili
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tell el-Oueili
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell el-'Oueili
Tell es-Sawwan
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 6,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell es-Sawwan
Telul eth-Thalathat
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 6,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Telul eth-Thalathat
Tepe Gawra
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tappa Gaura
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tepe Gawra
Ubaid
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tell al-'Ubaid, العبيد‎, tell el-Obeid, Obeid, Obed
First trace of activity : ca. 4,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 21st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ubaid
Ur
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Urim, 𒋀𒀕𒆠, URIM2KI, 𒋀𒀊𒆠, URIM5KI, Uru, أور‎, אור‎, Ur Kasdim?, אוּר כַּשְׂדִּים?, Ea-Nasir Fine Quality Copper
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ur
Uruk
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Kullaba, Kulab, Unug-Kulaba, 𒀕𒆠, unugki, 𒌷𒀕, 𒌷𒀔, Unug, אֶרֶךְ, ʼÉreḵ, Ὀρχόη. Orkhoē, Ὀρέχ, Orekh, Ὠρύγεια, Ōrugeia, وركاء‎, Warkāʼ, أوروك‎, Auruk, Orcha, Erech, Ourouk, Erekh
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Uruk
Urum
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒌱𒆠, ÚR×Ú.KI, 𒌬𒆠, ÚR.A.ḪA, Tell Uqair
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6th century B.C.E
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Fikirtepe culture (3)

Existed from ca. 6,500 B.C.E to ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Other names : Fikirtepe Kültürü, Fikirtepe-Kultur
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fikirtepe-Kultur
Hacilar-Ilıpınar
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : Hacilartepe, Ilıpınar Höyük
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Hacilar-Ilıpınar
Kadıköy
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : Fikirtepe, Procerastis, Colpusa, Caecorum Oppidum, Kalkedon, Χαλκηδών, Chalcedon, Chalkedon, Καλχήδων,
First trace of activity : ca. 6,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Kadıköy
Menteşe Höyük
Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : ca. 6,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,600 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Menteşe Höyük

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Sumer (18)

Existed from ca. 6,500 B.C.E to ca. 23rd century B.C.E
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumer
Abu Salabikh
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : أبو صلابيخ, Abū Salābīch, Abū Ṣalābīḫ, Kesh?, Eresh?
First trace of activity : ca. 3,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 21st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Abu Salabikh
Adab
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒌓𒉣𒆠, UD.NUN, Udab, Bismaya, Bismya
First trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Adab
Aššur
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒀭𒊹𒆠, Aš-šur, 𐎠𐎰𐎢𐎼, Aθur, Āšūr, Ashur, אַשּׁוּר, ܐܫܘܪ‎, Āšūr, آشور‎, Assour, Qal'at Sherqat
First trace of activity : ca. 26th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Aššur
Bad-tibira
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒂦𒁾𒉄𒆠, Tell al-Madineh, Dûr-gurgurri, Παντιβίβλος, Pantibiblos, Patibira, Tubal
First trace of activity : ca. 25th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 19th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Bad-tibira
Der
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Di-e-ir, 𒌷𒂦𒀭𒆠, Durum?, Tell Aqar, Tell-Agar
First trace of activity : ca. 29th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Der
Erbil
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Irbilum, Arbilum, Urbilum, Urbelum, Urbillum, arba'ū ilū, Arbela, Arbairā, ھەولێر, Hewlêr, Hawler, Arbèle, Arbèles
First trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Erbil
Eshnunna
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tupliaš, Ašnunnak, Tell Asmar, Ischnun
First trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 18th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Eshnunna
Isin
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒉌𒋛𒅔𒆠, I-si-in, Ishan al-Bahriyat
First trace of activity : ca. 3,900 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Isin
Kisurra
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tell Abu Hatab
First trace of activity : ca. 27th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 18th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Kisurra
Ku'ara
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Kisiga, Kuara, Tell al-Lahm
First trace of activity : ca. 25th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 709 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ku'ara
Larsa
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒌓𒀕𒆠, UD.UNUGKI, LarsamKI, Tell as-Senkereh, Sankarah, Sinkara
First trace of activity : ca. 29th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 2nd century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Larsa
Marad
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Marda, Tell Wannat es-Sadum, Tell as-Sadoum
First trace of activity : ca. 27th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Marad
Mashkan-shapir
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tell Abu Duwari, Tell Abu Dhuwari
First trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 18th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Mashkan-shapir
Shuruppak
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒋢𒆳𒊒𒆠, Šuruppag, Tell Fara, Shurruppal
First trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 18th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Shuruppak
Sippar
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒌓𒄒𒉣𒆠, Zimbir, Sippar de Shamash, Sippar ša Šamaš, Tell Abu Habbah, Sippar des Yahrurum, Sippar de la steppe
First trace of activity : ca. 3,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Sippar
Umma
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒄑𒆵𒆠, Gishban, Umm al-Aqarib
First trace of activity : ca. 26th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 21st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Umma
Uruk
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Kullaba, Kulab, Unug-Kulaba, 𒀕𒆠, unugki, 𒌷𒀕, 𒌷𒀔, Unug, אֶרֶךְ, ʼÉreḵ, Ὀρχόη. Orkhoē, Ὀρέχ, Orekh, Ὠρύγεια, Ōrugeia, وركاء‎, Warkāʼ, أوروك‎, Auruk, Orcha, Erech, Ourouk, Erekh
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Uruk
Zabalam
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Zabalam, 𒍝𒈽𒀕𒆠, Tell Ibzeikh
First trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 17th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Zabalam

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Yarmukian culture (6)

Existed from ca. 6,400 B.C.E to ca. 5,800 B.C.E
Other names : הַתַּרְבּוּת הַיַּרְמוּכִית, Yarmoukien, culture du Yarmouk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yarmukian_culture
'Ain Ghazal
Today in : Jordan
Recorded names : ʿayn ġazāl, Ayn Ghazal, 'Ain Ghazal, عين غزال
First trace of activity : ca. 8,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of 'Ain Ghazal
Byblos
Today in : Lebanon
Recorded names : Kebny, 𐤂𐤁𐤋, GBL, Gebal, 𒁺𒆷, Gubla, גבל, Geval, ܓܒܠ, Gbl, Goubal, Gibelet, Giblet, Biblíon, Βύβλος, Byblus, Jibayl, Jbeil, جبيل‎, Jubayl, Býblos
First trace of activity : ca. 8,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Byblos
Munhata
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Horvat Minha, Khirbet Munhata
First trace of activity : 7,210 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 5,420 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Munhata
Tel Aviv-Jaffa
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Ya-Pu, Ya-Pho, Yapu, יפו, Yapho, Yafo, Yafa, Yaffa, يَافَا‎, Japho, Joppa, HaBashan Street, Tel Aviv-Yafo, תֵּל־אָבִיב–יָפוֹ, Tall ʾAbīb - Yāfā, تَلّ أَبِيب - يَافَا‎
First trace of activity : ca. 7,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Aviv-Jaffa
Tel Kabri
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Tell al-Qahweh, Rehov?, al-Kabri, al-Kabrah, en-Nahr, et-Tell, Kabli, el-Qahweh, Kabrita
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 20th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Kabri
Tel Qiri
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : תל קירי, Hazorea, HaZore'a
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Qiri

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Pottery Neolithic (11)

Existed from ca. 6,400 B.C.E to ca. 3,500 B.C.E
Other names : Late Neolithic, Néolithique tardif
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pottery_Neolithic
Abila
Today in : Jordan
Recorded names : Ia-bi-li-ma?, Ἄβιλα Δεκαπολεος, Abila Dekapoleos, Abila in the Decapolis, Seleucia, Σελεύκεια, Seleúkeia, Seleuceia, Seleukheia, Raphana, Qweilbeh, Quwaylibah, Qualibah, قويلبة‎, Tell al-Abila, Tell Umm al-Amad, Seleukeia, Rafana, Raphon, Ῥαφών, Abila,
First trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 9th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Abila
Akarçay Tepe
Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : ca. 7,700 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6,600 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Akarçay Tepe
Ali Kosh
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
First trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,500 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ali Kosh
Beisamoun
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : بيسمون‎, Beisamûn, En Besamun, Basimun, Baysamun
First trace of activity : ca. 7,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 20th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Beisamoun
En Esur
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : عين الأساو, Ein Asawir, עין אֵסוּר, eh-N eh-s-oor, Tel Esur, Tell el-Asawir
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of En Esur
Hassuna
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tell Hassuna
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Hassuna
Istanbul
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : Lygos, Byzantion, Βυζάντιον, Byzántion, Byzantium, Byzance, Buzántion, Constantinople, Νέα Ῥώμη, Nova Roma, Roma Constantinopolitana, Basileuousa, Megalopolis, ἡ Πόλις, Polis, Miklagarðr, Miklagard, Miklagarth. Rūmiyyat al-Kubra, Takht-e Rum, Tsargrad, Царьград, Carigrad, Βασιλέως Πόλις, Vasileos Polis, Kostantiniyye, εἰς τὴν πόλιν, eis tin polin, Kostantiniyye, Konstantinoúpolis, Κωνσταντινούπολις, Κωνσταντινούπολη, Be Makam-e Qonstantiniyyah al-Mahmiyyah, İstanbul, Stamboul, Pera, Beyoğlu, Yenikapi settlement, Constantinopolis, Gostantnubolis, Kushta, קושטא, Carigrad, Caringrad, قسطنطينيه, Dersaâdet, در سعادت, Der-i Saʿādet, darü's-saltanat-ı aliyye , asitane-i aliyye, darü'l-hilafetü 'l aliye, pâyitaht, پایتخت, Astanbul, استانبول, Fikirtepe mound, Rūmiyyat al-Kubra
First trace of activity : ca. 6,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Istanbul
Jarmo
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Qal'at Jarmo, Çermo‎
First trace of activity : 7,090 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 4,950 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jarmo
Tel Ali
Today in : Israel
First trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Ali
Tel Kabri
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Tell al-Qahweh, Rehov?, al-Kabri, al-Kabrah, en-Nahr, et-Tell, Kabli, el-Qahweh, Kabrita
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 20th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Kabri
Tell es-Sawwan
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 6,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell es-Sawwan

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Starčevo–Körös–Criș culture (5)

Existed from ca. 6,200 B.C.E to ca. 4,500 B.C.E
Other names : Starčevo–Karanovo I-II–Körös culture
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star%C4%8Devo_culture
Lepenski Vir
Today in : Serbia
Recorded names : Лепенски Вир, Lepenski Vir I, Lepensky Vir II, Lepenski Vir IIIa, Lepenski Vir IIIb, Proto-Lepenski Vir, Lepenski Vir III, Lepenski Vir I-II, Proto-Lepenski Vir, Lepenski Vir II, Lepenski Vir I-II
First trace of activity : ca. 9,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,200 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Lepenski Vir
Pančevo
Today in : Serbia
Recorded names : Панчево, Pantschowa, Pancsova, Panciova, Panuka, Bansif, Panzova, Pančevo
First trace of activity : ca. 6,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Pančevo
Starčevo site
Today in : Serbia
Recorded names : Arheološki lokalitet Starčevo, Археолошки локалитет Старчево, Grad, Град
First trace of activity : ca. 6,300 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Starčevo site
Vlashnjë
Today in : Serbia
Recorded names : Vlashnja, Vlašnja, Влашња
First trace of activity : ca. 4,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Vlashnjë
Vršac
Today in : Serbia
Recorded names : Podvršan, Вршац, Vârșeț, Versec, Versecz, Werschetz, Virşac, Verşe, Vrscia?
First trace of activity : ca. 6,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Vršac

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Halaf culture (14)

Existed from ca. 6,100 B.C.E to ca. 5,100 B.C.E
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halaf_culture
Chagar Bazar
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Šagir Bazar, تل شاغربازار, Asnakkum
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 20th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Chagar Bazar
Godin Tepe
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
First trace of activity : ca. 5,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Godin Tepe
Halaf
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Tell Halaf, Guzana, Gozan, Huzan
First trace of activity : ca. 6,100 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 3rd century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Halaf
Hama
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Hamath, Ḥmt, Amatuwana, Ḥəmåṯ, Amat, Hamata, Agbatana?, Epiphaneia, Ἐπιφάνεια, Emath, Emathoùs, Εμαθούς
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Hama
Harran
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : Harrānu, Aran, Carrhae, Ἑλληνόπολις, Hellenopolis, حران‎, חָרָן‎, Ḥārān, Հառան, Κάρραι, Kárrhai, Altınbaşak
First trace of activity : ca. 6,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 20th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Harran
Kahat
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Tell Barri
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Kahat
Nagar
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Nawar, Tell Brak
First trace of activity : ca. 6,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 1,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nagar
Nuzi
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Nuzu, Gasur, Yorghan Tepe
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 1,340 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nuzi
Tell Arpachiyah
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 5,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Arpachiyah
Tell es-Sawwan
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 6,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell es-Sawwan
Tell Halula
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
First trace of activity : 7,750 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 6,780 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Halula
Tell Sheikh Hassan
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Cheikh Hassan, Shaikh Hassan
First trace of activity : ca. 9,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Sheikh Hassan
Tell Zeidan
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : תל זיידאן
First trace of activity : ca. 5,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Zeidan
Urfa
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : אדמא‎, Adme, Admi, Admum, Edessa, Ἔδεσσα, Edesse, Callirrhoe, Antiochia on the Callirhoe, Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Καλλιρρόης, Ուռհա, Urha, Ourha, Orhay, ܐܘܪܗܝ, الرُّهَا ,الرها‎, ar-Ruhā, Şanlıurfa, Riha‎, Şanlıurfa, Riha‎, Ուռհա, Uṙha, ܐܘܪܗܝ, Ūrhay, Ūrhāi, الرُّهَا‎‎, alruha, Admaʾ, Antiochia on the Callirhoe, Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Καλλιρρόης, Antiochia on the Callirhoe, Justinopolis, Balıklıgöl, Riha, ܐܘܪܗܝ‎, Gürcütepe, Kazane Tepe, Urhay, , Urfa
First trace of activity : ca. 9,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Urfa

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Wadi Raba culture (7)

Existed from ca. 6,000 B.C.E to ca. 5,300 B.C.E
Other names : Jericho "Pottery Neolithic B", Wadi-Rabah-Kultur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wadi_Raba_culture
Beisamoun
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : بيسمون‎, Beisamûn, En Besamun, Basimun, Baysamun
First trace of activity : ca. 7,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 20th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Beisamoun
Dan
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Tel Dan, Tell el-Qadi, Laish, Leshem, Laishah
First trace of activity : ca. 4,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Dan
En Esur
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : عين الأساو, Ein Asawir, עין אֵסוּר, eh-N eh-s-oor, Tel Esur, Tell el-Asawir
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of En Esur
Lod
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : לוֹד ,اللُّدّ,‎ al-Ludd, Lydda, Diospolis, Λύδδα, Διόσπολις, Tel Lod, Colonia Lucia Septimia Severa Diospolis, Georgiopolis, Lydea, al-Ludd, St. Jorge de Lidde
First trace of activity : ca. 5,600 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Lod
Munhata
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Horvat Minha, Khirbet Munhata
First trace of activity : 7,210 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 5,420 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Munhata
Tel Ali
Today in : Israel
First trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Ali
Tel Kabri
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Tell al-Qahweh, Rehov?, al-Kabri, al-Kabrah, en-Nahr, et-Tell, Kabli, el-Qahweh, Kabrita
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 20th century C.E
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Hassuna culture (4)

Existed from ca. 5,800 B.C.E to 5,260 B.C.E
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hassuna_culture
Hassuna
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tell Hassuna
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Hassuna
Nineveh
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒌷𒉌𒉡𒀀, NI.NU.A, Ninua, Ninâ, Ninuwā, נִינְוֶה, Nīnewēh, Nīnwē, Νινευή, Nineuḗ, ܢܝܼܢܘܹܐ‎, Ninawa, نینوا, Nainavā, نينوه, Naynuwa, Ninive, Kuyunjik, Nebī Yūnus, Hesnā ʿEbrāyē?
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nineveh
Tell es-Sawwan
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 6,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell es-Sawwan
Tell Shemshara
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Shusharra, Shimshara
First trace of activity : ca. 5,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Shemshara

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Vinča culture (6)

Existed from ca. 5,700 B.C.E to ca. 4,500 B.C.E
Other names : Turdaș culture, Turdaș–Vinča culture, Culture de Vinča, Vinča-Kultur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vin%C4%8Da_culture
Pančevo
Today in : Serbia
Recorded names : Панчево, Pantschowa, Pancsova, Panciova, Panuka, Bansif, Panzova, Pančevo
First trace of activity : ca. 6,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Pančevo
Pločnik
Today in : Serbia
First trace of activity : 5,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 4,500 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Pločnik
Rudna Glava
Today in : Serbia
Recorded names : Археолошки локалитет Рудна Глава, Arheološki lokalitet Rudna Glava
First trace of activity : ca. 4,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Rudna Glava
Vinča-Belo Brdo
Today in : Serbia
First trace of activity : 5,700 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,900 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Vinča-Belo Brdo
Vlashnjë
Today in : Serbia
Recorded names : Vlashnja, Vlašnja, Влашња
First trace of activity : ca. 4,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Vlashnjë
Vršac
Today in : Serbia
Recorded names : Podvršan, Вршац, Vârșeț, Versec, Versecz, Werschetz, Virşac, Verşe, Vrscia?
First trace of activity : ca. 6,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Vršac

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Samarra culture (4)

Existed from 5,500 B.C.E to 4,800 B.C.E
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samarra_culture
Hassuna
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tell Hassuna
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Hassuna
Samarra
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Sur-marrati?, Surimarrat, Souma, Sumere, Sumra, سَامَرَّاء‎, Surra Man Ra'ā , سر من رأى, Suma, Σουμᾶ, Šumara
First trace of activity : ca. 5,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Samarra
Tell es-Sawwan
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 6,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,800 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell es-Sawwan
Tell Shemshara
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Shusharra, Shimshara
First trace of activity : ca. 5,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Shemshara

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Xinle culture (1)

Existed from ca. 5,500 B.C.E to ca. 4,800 B.C.E
Other names : 新樂文化, Xīnlé wénhuà, Culture de Xinle
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xinle_culture
Shenyang
Today in : China
Recorded names : 侯城, Hóu Chéng, Hou City, ᠮᡠᡴ᠋ᡩᡝᠨ, Mukden, 奉天, Fengtian, 沈阳市, Shengjing, 盛京, Shèng Jīng
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Shenyang

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Linear Pottery culture (1)

Existed from ca. 5,500 B.C.E to ca. 4,500 B.C.E
Other names : Linienbandkeramische Kultur, Linearbandkeramik, LBK, Linear Band Ware, Linear Ware, Linear Ceramics, Incised Ware culture, Danubian I culture, Culture rubanée, culture à céramique linéaire
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linear_Pottery_culture
Cuiry-lès-Chaudardes
Today in : France
First trace of activity : 4,689 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Cuiry-lès-Chaudardes

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Yangshao culture (1)

Existed from ca. 5,000 B.C.E to ca. 30th century B.C.E
Other names : 仰韶文化, Yǎngsháo wénhuà
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yangshao_culture
Banpo
Today in : China
Recorded names : 半坡
First trace of activity : ca. 6,700 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5,600 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Banpo

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Dnieper–Donets culture (1)

Existed from ca. 5,000 B.C.E to ca. 4,200 B.C.E
Other names : Culture Dniepr-Donets, Dnepr-Don-Kultur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dnieper%E2%80%93Donets_culture
Deriivka
Today in : Ukraine
Recorded names : Деріївка, Дериевка
First trace of activity : ca. 7,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 27th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Deriivka

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Bakun culture (1)

Existed from ca. 4,800 B.C.E to ca. 4,100 B.C.E
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tall-i_Bakun#Bakun_culture
Tall-i Bakun
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : Tall-e Bakun
First trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 3,500 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tall-i Bakun

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Sredny Stog culture (1)

Existed from ca. 4,500 B.C.E to ca. 3,500 B.C.E
Other names : Середньостогівська культура, Culture de Sredny Stog, Sredny-Stog-Kultur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sredny_Stog_culture
Deriivka
Today in : Ukraine
Recorded names : Деріївка, Дериевка
First trace of activity : ca. 7,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 27th century B.C.E
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Canaan (11)

Existed from ca. 4,500 B.C.E to ca. 12th century B.C.E
Other names : ki-na -ḫa-aau, ki-na-ḫi, ki-na-aḫ-ḫi, ki-na-aḫ-num, ki-in-a-nim, 𒆳𒆠𒈾𒄴𒈾, ki-na-aḫ-na, knaʿn, 𐤊𐤍𐤏𐤍, Kenāʿan, כְּנַעַן‎, Kənáʿan, Χανααν, Khanaan, كَنْعَانُ‎, Kan‘ān, Khna, Χνᾶ, Cananéens, Canaanites
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canaan
Beirut
Today in : Lebanon
Recorded names : Biryt, Βηρυτός, Bhrytos, Bērutós, Berytus, Béryte, Laodicea in Phoenicia, Λαοδίκεια ἡ ἐν Φοινίκῃ, Laodicea in Canaan, Beyrouth, بيروت‎, Bayrūt, Berot, Biruta, Bērytós, Colonia Iulia Augusta Felix Berytus
First trace of activity : ca. 40,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Beirut
Byblos
Today in : Lebanon
Recorded names : Kebny, 𐤂𐤁𐤋, GBL, Gebal, 𒁺𒆷, Gubla, גבל, Geval, ܓܒܠ, Gbl, Goubal, Gibelet, Giblet, Biblíon, Βύβλος, Byblus, Jibayl, Jbeil, جبيل‎, Jubayl, Býblos
First trace of activity : ca. 8,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Byblos
En Esur
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : عين الأساو, Ein Asawir, עין אֵסוּר, eh-N eh-s-oor, Tel Esur, Tell el-Asawir
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of En Esur
Jerusalem
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Urušalim, YeRu ShLM, Yeru-Shalem, Rushalimu, Urushalimu, Jebus?, metsudat Zion, יְרוּשָׁלַיִם, Yerushaláyim, Ἱεροσόλυμα, Hierosolyma, AElia Capitolina, Aelia, Iliya, Bayt al-Maqdis, إلياء ,القدس, al Quds, اورشليم, Ûrshalîm, City of David, Salem, שלם, Hiérosolyme, Solyme, Sion, Rušalim?, Yerushalayim, Yerushalem, Yabusu?, 𐤉𐤓𐤔𐤋𐤌, Aelia Capitolina, Ūrišlem, ܐܘܪܫܠܡ, Ierusalem, Ūrsālim, أْوْرْسَـالِـم, Kang Diz Huxt, کَـنْـگ دِژ هُـوْخْـت, Diz Kang Huxt, دِژ کَـنْـگ هُـوْخْـت, Kang-e Dožhuxt, Dožhuxt-Kang, ʼĪlyāʼ, إِيْـلْـيَـاء‎, ʼÊliyyāh Qappîṭôlînāh, אֵילִיָּה קַפִּיטוֹלִינָה, Eliyya Qappitolina, אֵילִיָּה קַפִּיטוֹלִינָה, al-Quds, Kudüs, aš-Šarīf, al-Quds aš-Šarīf, Jerusalem, Rusalimum?
First trace of activity : ca. 4,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jerusalem
Lod
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : לוֹד ,اللُّدّ,‎ al-Ludd, Lydda, Diospolis, Λύδδα, Διόσπολις, Tel Lod, Colonia Lucia Septimia Severa Diospolis, Georgiopolis, Lydea, al-Ludd, St. Jorge de Lidde
First trace of activity : ca. 5,600 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Lod
Ras al-Bassit
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Rezou?, Resu?, Sinuru?, Posidḗion, Ποσιδήιον, Ποσείδιον, Posideium, Posidium, رأس البسيط, Bosyt, Pollcinum, Polzinum, Pomcin, Puszin, Pocin, Bouseit
First trace of activity : 1,550 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ras al-Bassit
Tel Aviv-Jaffa
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Ya-Pu, Ya-Pho, Yapu, יפו, Yapho, Yafo, Yafa, Yaffa, يَافَا‎, Japho, Joppa, HaBashan Street, Tel Aviv-Yafo, תֵּל־אָבִיב–יָפוֹ, Tall ʾAbīb - Yāfā, تَلّ أَبِيب - يَافَا‎
First trace of activity : ca. 7,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Aviv-Jaffa
Tel Kabri
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : Tell al-Qahweh, Rehov?, al-Kabri, al-Kabrah, en-Nahr, et-Tell, Kabli, el-Qahweh, Kabrita
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 20th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Kabri
Tel Qashish
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : תל קשיש, Tel Kashish, Tell el-Qassis, Ein Qashish, Helkath?, Dabeshet?
First trace of activity : ca. 70,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Qashish
Tel Qiri
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : תל קירי, Hazorea, HaZore'a
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Qiri
Yokneam
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : G-ma-te?, תֵּל יָקְנְעָם, Tel Jokneam, Tel Yokneam, En-qn'mu, Kammona, Cimona, Cain Mons, Kaym Mons, Kaim Monte, Qaymun, Caimum, Caymont, Tell Qamun, تل قامون‎
First trace of activity : ca. 3,300 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 19th century C.E
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Chasséen culture (2)

Existed from 4,350 B.C.E to 3,300 B.C.E
Other names : Chasséen, Chassey-Lagozza-Cortaillod-Kultur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chass%C3%A9en_culture
Le Bois-de-Riquet
Today in : France
First trace of activity : ca. 1,200,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Le Bois-de-Riquet
Paris
Today in : France
Recorded names : Λευκοτεκία, Leukotekía, Λoυκoτοκία, Loukotokía, Lutecia, Lutetia Parisiorum, Lutetia apud Parisios, Parisios, Lutèce, Lutetia, Parisius, Lutetia apud Parisios, Paris
First trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
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Ghassulian culture (5)

Existed from ca. 4,400 B.C.E to ca. 3,500 B.C.E
Other names : Ghassulien-Kultur, Ghassul-Bheerscheba-Kultur, Bheerscheba-Kultur, Beersheba culture
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghassulian
Byblos
Today in : Lebanon
Recorded names : Kebny, 𐤂𐤁𐤋, GBL, Gebal, 𒁺𒆷, Gubla, גבל, Geval, ܓܒܠ, Gbl, Goubal, Gibelet, Giblet, Biblíon, Βύβλος, Byblus, Jibayl, Jbeil, جبيل‎, Jubayl, Býblos
First trace of activity : ca. 8,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Byblos
Ein Gedi
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : עֵין גֶּדִי, Ain Jidy, Hazazon-tamar, Hazezon Tamar, Hatzatzon-Tamar, Hazezontamar, ḥaṣṣōn tāmār, Tell el-Jurn, Tel Goren, Chalcolithic Temple of Ein Gedi, Mikveh Cave, Moringa Cave
First trace of activity : ca. 10,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ein Gedi
Tel Ali
Today in : Israel
First trace of activity : ca. 8,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Ali
Teleilat el Ghassul
Today in : Jordan
Recorded names : Tulaylât al-Ghassûl
First trace of activity : ca. 4,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 3,500 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Teleilat el Ghassul
Tel Qiri
Today in : Israel
Recorded names : תל קירי, Hazorea, HaZore'a
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Qiri

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Michelsberg culture (1)

Existed from ca. 4,400 B.C.E to ca. 3,500 B.C.E
Other names : Culture de Michelsberg, Michaelsberger Kultur, MK
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelsberg_culture
Cuiry-lès-Chaudardes
Today in : France
First trace of activity : 4,689 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Cuiry-lès-Chaudardes

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Uruk period (21)

Existed from ca. 4,000 B.C.E to ca. 3,100 B.C.E
Other names : Protoliterate period
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uruk_period
Abu Salabikh
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : أبو صلابيخ, Abū Salābīch, Abū Ṣalābīḫ, Kesh?, Eresh?
First trace of activity : ca. 3,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 21st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Abu Salabikh
Chogha Mish
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : Tappeh-ye Choghā Mīsh, čoġā mīš, چغامیش
First trace of activity : ca. 6,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,900 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Chogha Mish
Godin Tepe
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
First trace of activity : ca. 5,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Godin Tepe
Harran
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : Harrānu, Aran, Carrhae, Ἑλληνόπολις, Hellenopolis, حران‎, חָרָן‎, Ḥārān, Հառան, Κάρραι, Kárrhai, Altınbaşak
First trace of activity : ca. 6,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 20th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Harran
Jemdet Nasr
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : جمدة نصر‎, Ǧamdat Naṣr, Dschemdet Nasr, Ǧemdet Nasr, Djemdet Nasr, Kid-Nun?
First trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 29th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jemdet Nasr
Mashkan-shapir
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tell Abu Duwari, Tell Abu Dhuwari
First trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 18th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Mashkan-shapir
Melid
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : Malatya, Malidiya, Midduwa?, Meliddu, Melitea, Melitene, Arslantepe
First trace of activity : ca. 3,300 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 712 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Melid
Nagar
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Nawar, Tell Brak
First trace of activity : ca. 6,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 1,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nagar
Nuzi
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Nuzu, Gasur, Yorghan Tepe
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 1,340 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nuzi
Sippar
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒌓𒄒𒉣𒆠, Zimbir, Sippar de Shamash, Sippar ša Šamaš, Tell Abu Habbah, Sippar des Yahrurum, Sippar de la steppe
First trace of activity : ca. 3,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Sippar
Susa
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : 𐏂𐎢𐏁𐎠, Çūšā, 𒈹𒂞𒆠, šušin, Σοῦσα, Suse, شوش, Šuš, שׁוּשָׁן, Šušān, Shushan, Çūšā, ܫܘܫ‎, 𐭮𐭥𐭱𐭩
First trace of activity : 4395 C.E
Last trace of activity : 1218 C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Susa
Tell Hamoukar
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : حموكار‎, Ḥamūqār
First trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 3,600 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Hamoukar
Tell Sheikh Hassan
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Cheikh Hassan, Shaikh Hassan
First trace of activity : ca. 9,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Sheikh Hassan
Tell Shemshara
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Shusharra, Shimshara
First trace of activity : ca. 5,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Shemshara
Telul eth-Thalathat
Today in : Iraq
First trace of activity : ca. 6,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Telul eth-Thalathat
Tepe Gawra
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tappa Gaura
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tepe Gawra
Tepe Sialk
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : تپه سیلک‎
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tepe Sialk
Ur
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Urim, 𒋀𒀕𒆠, URIM2KI, 𒋀𒀊𒆠, URIM5KI, Uru, أور‎, אור‎, Ur Kasdim?, אוּר כַּשְׂדִּים?, Ea-Nasir Fine Quality Copper
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ur
Urfa
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : אדמא‎, Adme, Admi, Admum, Edessa, Ἔδεσσα, Edesse, Callirrhoe, Antiochia on the Callirhoe, Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Καλλιρρόης, Ուռհա, Urha, Ourha, Orhay, ܐܘܪܗܝ, الرُّهَا ,الرها‎, ar-Ruhā, Şanlıurfa, Riha‎, Şanlıurfa, Riha‎, Ուռհա, Uṙha, ܐܘܪܗܝ, Ūrhay, Ūrhāi, الرُّهَا‎‎, alruha, Admaʾ, Antiochia on the Callirhoe, Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Καλλιρρόης, Antiochia on the Callirhoe, Justinopolis, Balıklıgöl, Riha, ܐܘܪܗܝ‎, Gürcütepe, Kazane Tepe, Urhay, , Urfa
First trace of activity : ca. 9,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Urfa
Uruk
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Kullaba, Kulab, Unug-Kulaba, 𒀕𒆠, unugki, 𒌷𒀕, 𒌷𒀔, Unug, אֶרֶךְ, ʼÉreḵ, Ὀρχόη. Orkhoē, Ὀρέχ, Orekh, Ὠρύγεια, Ōrugeia, وركاء‎, Warkāʼ, أوروك‎, Auruk, Orcha, Erech, Ourouk, Erekh
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Uruk
Urum
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒌱𒆠, ÚR×Ú.KI, 𒌬𒆠, ÚR.A.ḪA, Tell Uqair
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6th century B.C.E
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Maykop culture (1)

Existed from ca. 3,700 B.C.E to ca. 30th century B.C.E
Other names : майкоп, Majkop, Culture de Maïkop, Maikop-Kultur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maykop_culture
Maikop kurgan
Today in : Russian Federation
Recorded names : Майкопский курган
First trace of activity : ca. 3,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 3,200 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Maikop kurgan

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Baden culture (1)

Existed from 3,600 B.C.E to 2,800 B.C.E
Other names : Pecel culture, Ossarn group, Culture de Baden, groupe d’Ossarn, culture de Pecel, culture de la céramique cannelée, Badener Kultur, Péceler Kultur, Baden-Pécel, Kultur mit kannelierter Keramik, Bandhenkelkultur, Ossarner Kultur, Promienista-Kultur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baden_culture
Pančevo
Today in : Serbia
Recorded names : Панчево, Pantschowa, Pancsova, Panciova, Panuka, Bansif, Panzova, Pančevo
First trace of activity : ca. 6,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Pančevo

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Kish civilization (1)

Existed from ca. 3,500 B.C.E to ca. 24th century B.C.E
Other names : Kish tradition, Uri, proto-Akkadians
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kish_civilization
Nagar
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Nawar, Tell Brak
First trace of activity : ca. 6,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 1,300 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nagar

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Kura–Araxes culture (7)

Existed from ca. 3,400 B.C.E to ca. 20th century B.C.E
Other names : Kur–Araz culture, Early Transcaucasian culture, Shengavitian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kura%E2%80%93Araxes_culture
Geoy Tepe
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
First trace of activity : ca. 3,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 12th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Geoy Tepe
Godin Tepe
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
First trace of activity : ca. 5,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Godin Tepe
Gori
Today in : Georgia
Recorded names : გორი
First trace of activity : ca. 20th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Gori
Kul Tepe Jolfa
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : Gargar Tepesi, Kul Tapeh
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Kul Tepe Jolfa
Melid
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : Malatya, Malidiya, Midduwa?, Meliddu, Melitea, Melitene, Arslantepe
First trace of activity : ca. 3,300 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 712 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Melid
Metsamor
Today in : Armenia
Recorded names : Մեծամորի ամրոց, Taronik
First trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 17th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Metsamor
Shengavit Settlement
Today in : Armenia
Recorded names : Շենգավիթ հնավայր, Shengavit' hənavayr
First trace of activity : ca. 3,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 22nd century B.C.E
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Indus Valley Civilisation (3)

Existed from ca. 3,300 B.C.E to ca. 13th century B.C.E
Other names : Harappan Civilisation, Civilisation Harappéenne, Indus culture
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indus_Valley_Civilisation
Alamgirpur
Today in : India
Recorded names : अलाम्गिरपुर, Parasaram-ka-khera
First trace of activity : ca. 26th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 22nd century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Alamgirpur
Bhagwanpura
Today in : India
Recorded names : Baghpur
First trace of activity : ca. 17th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Bhagwanpura
Mohenjo-daro
Today in : Pakistan
Recorded names : Kukkutarma?, موئن جو دڙو, Mound of the Dead Men, موئن جو دڑو‎
First trace of activity : ca. 26th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 19th century B.C.E
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Proto-Elamite (8)

Existed from ca. 3,200 B.C.E to ca. 27th century B.C.E
Other names : Susa III, Hatamti
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proto-Elamite
Anshan
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : 𒀭𒍝𒀭, Anzan, Tall-i Malyan, تل ملیان‎, MALIĀN
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 3rd century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Anshan
Chogha Bonut
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
First trace of activity : ca. 7,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Chogha Bonut
Chogha Mish
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : Tappeh-ye Choghā Mīsh, čoġā mīš, چغامیش
First trace of activity : ca. 6,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4,900 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Chogha Mish
Godin Tepe
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
First trace of activity : ca. 5,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Godin Tepe
Isfahan
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : Gabe?, Aspadana?, Spahān, Ispahan, اصفهان‎, Esfahān, Sepahan, Hispahan, Սպահան
First trace of activity : ca. 27th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Isfahan
Susa
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : 𐏂𐎢𐏁𐎠, Çūšā, 𒈹𒂞𒆠, šušin, Σοῦσα, Suse, شوش, Šuš, שׁוּשָׁן, Šušān, Shushan, Çūšā, ܫܘܫ‎, 𐭮𐭥𐭱𐭩
First trace of activity : 4395 C.E
Last trace of activity : 1218 C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Susa
Tepe Sialk
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : تپه سیلک‎
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tepe Sialk
Tepe Yahya
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : Tapeh Yahya, تپه یحیی
First trace of activity : 1,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tepe Yahya

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Hafit period (3)

Existed from ca. 3,200 B.C.E to ca. 26th century B.C.E
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hafit_period
Bidaa Bint Saud
Today in : United Arab Emirates
First trace of activity : ca. 3,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Bidaa Bint Saud
Jebel Buhais
Today in : United Arab Emirates
Recorded names : جَبَل ٱلْبُحَيْص, Jabal Buḥayṣ, جَبَل بُحَيْص, Jabal Al-Buḥayṣ
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jebel Buhais
Jebel Hafeet
Today in : United Arab Emirates
Recorded names : Jebel Hafit, Jabal Hafeet, جَبَل حَفِيْت, Jabal Ḥafīt, Jabal, Jabel, Jebal, Hafit, Hafeet
First trace of activity : ca. 3,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 26th century B.C.E
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Early Dynastic Period of Egypt

Existed from 3,150 B.C.E to 2,686 B.C.E
Other names : Thinite Period, Archaic Period of Egypt, Période thinite
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_Dynastic_Period_(Egypt)

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Jemdet Nasr period (16)

Existed from ca. 3,100 B.C.E to ca. 29th century B.C.E
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jemdet_Nasr_period
Abu Salabikh
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : أبو صلابيخ, Abū Salābīch, Abū Ṣalābīḫ, Kesh?, Eresh?
First trace of activity : ca. 3,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 21st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Abu Salabikh
Eshnunna
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tupliaš, Ašnunnak, Tell Asmar, Ischnun
First trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 18th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Eshnunna
Girsu
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : ĝir2-suki, 𒄈𒋢𒆠, Tell Telloh, Tello
First trace of activity : ca. 4,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 2nd century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Girsu
Jemdet Nasr
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : جمدة نصر‎, Ǧamdat Naṣr, Dschemdet Nasr, Ǧemdet Nasr, Djemdet Nasr, Kid-Nun?
First trace of activity : ca. 4,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 29th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Jemdet Nasr
Larsa
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒌓𒀕𒆠, UD.UNUGKI, LarsamKI, Tell as-Senkereh, Sankarah, Sinkara
First trace of activity : ca. 29th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 2nd century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Larsa
Nippur
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Nibru, 𒂗𒆤𒆠, EN.LÍLKI, Nibbur
First trace of activity : ca. 4,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 13th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Nippur
Shuruppak
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒋢𒆳𒊒𒆠, Šuruppag, Tell Fara, Shurruppal
First trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 18th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Shuruppak
Tell Agrab
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tell Aqrab
First trace of activity : ca. 27th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 21st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Agrab
Tell Shemshara
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Shusharra, Shimshara
First trace of activity : ca. 5,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Shemshara
Tepe Sialk
Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Recorded names : تپه سیلک‎
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tepe Sialk
Tutub
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Dur-Samsuiluna, Ḫafāǧī, Ḫafāǧa, Khafajah, Khafaje, خفاجة
First trace of activity : ca. 3,100 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 18th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Tutub
Ubaid
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tell al-'Ubaid, العبيد‎, tell el-Obeid, Obeid, Obed
First trace of activity : ca. 4,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 21st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ubaid
Ur
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Urim, 𒋀𒀕𒆠, URIM2KI, 𒋀𒀊𒆠, URIM5KI, Uru, أور‎, אור‎, Ur Kasdim?, אוּר כַּשְׂדִּים?, Ea-Nasir Fine Quality Copper
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ur
Uruk
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Kullaba, Kulab, Unug-Kulaba, 𒀕𒆠, unugki, 𒌷𒀕, 𒌷𒀔, Unug, אֶרֶךְ, ʼÉreḵ, Ὀρχόη. Orkhoē, Ὀρέχ, Orekh, Ὠρύγεια, Ōrugeia, وركاء‎, Warkāʼ, أوروك‎, Auruk, Orcha, Erech, Ourouk, Erekh
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Uruk
Urum
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒌱𒆠, ÚR×Ú.KI, 𒌬𒆠, ÚR.A.ḪA, Tell Uqair
First trace of activity : ca. 5,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Urum
Zabalam
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Zabalam, 𒍝𒈽𒀕𒆠, Tell Ibzeikh
First trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 17th century B.C.E
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First Eblaite Kingdom (4)

Existed from ca. 30th century B.C.E to ca. 23rd century B.C.E
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ebla#First_kingdom
Carkemish
Today in : Turkey
Recorded names : Gàr-ga-mi-iš, kar-KEM-ish, Karchemish, Karkamiš, Εὔρωπος, Europus, Djerabis, Jerabis, Djerablus, Jerablus, Jarablos, Jarâblos, כַּרְכְּמְישׂ‎, Erobolos, Jerobolos, Jerabolus, Jerabulus
First trace of activity : ca. 6,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 9th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Carkemish
Ebla
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Tell Mardikh
First trace of activity : ca. 3,600 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Ebla
Emar
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Tell Meskene
First trace of activity : ca. 14th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 1,187 B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Emar
Zénobia-Halabiyé
Today in : Syrian Arab Republic
Recorded names : Zalabiye, Šalbatu, Halabit, Birtu?, Birtha?, Zenobia, Halabiye, حلبيّة‎
First trace of activity : ca. 24th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
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Early Dynastic Period of Sumer (19)

Abu Salabikh
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : أبو صلابيخ, Abū Salābīch, Abū Ṣalābīḫ, Kesh?, Eresh?
First trace of activity : ca. 3,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 21st century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Abu Salabikh
Babylon
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Babulu, Babal, Babil, Babilla, Bāb-ili(m), Babylṓn, Βαβυλών, Bābilim, 𒆍𒀭𒊏𒆠, Ka-dig̃irra, בָּבֶל‎, Bavel, בָּבֶל, Bāḇel, ܒܒܠ,‎ Bāwēl, בבל‎, Babel, بَابِل‎, Bābil, Babylone, BAR.KI.BAR, KÁ.DINGIR, Bāb-ilāni, Karanduniash
First trace of activity : ca. 25th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Babylon
Der
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Di-e-ir, 𒌷𒂦𒀭𒆠, Durum?, Tell Aqar, Tell-Agar
First trace of activity : ca. 29th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Der
Dilbat
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tell al-Deylam, Tell ed-Duleim
First trace of activity : ca. 27th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Dilbat
Eridu
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : 𒉣𒆠, NUN.KI, eridugki, irîtu, Tell Abu Shahrain
First trace of activity : ca. 5,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6th century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Eridu
Girsu
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : ĝir2-suki, 𒄈𒋢𒆠, Tell Telloh, Tello
First trace of activity : ca. 4,800 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 2nd century B.C.E
Sites & cities that bear the name of Girsu
Hit
Today in : Iraq
Recorded names : Tutul, Eru, Atum, Hitum, Is, Isiopolis, Heet, هيت‎
First trace of activity : ca. 23rd century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Sites & cities that bear the name of Hit