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Telul eth Thalathat

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Location  Nineveh Province, Iraq
Excavation dates  1956–1965, 1976
Region  Mesopotamia
Type  tell
Archaeologists  N. Egami, S. Fukai
Excavation date  1976
Telul eth-Thalathat

Telul eth-Thalathat is an archaeological site located 40 miles (64 km) west of Mosul and just east of Tal Afar in Nineveh Province (Iraq).

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History of archaeological research

Telul eth-Thalathat was excavated for four seasons between 1956 and 1965 and again in 1976 by a team from the University of Tokyo Iraq-Iran Archaeological Expedition. The early seasons were led by N. Egami and the final season by S. Fukai.

Telul eth-Thalathat and its environment

Telul eth-Thalathat is located 40 miles (64 km) west of Mosul and just east of Tal Afar in Nineveh Province (Iraq). The site consists of three separate tells or settlement mounds.

Occupation history

Telul eth-Thalathat was occupied in the Ubaid and Uruk periods, as well as during Middle Assyrian times. Excavations have revealed over 20 kilns and a number of burials, as well as some figurines and spindle whorls.

References

Telul eth-Thalathat Wikipedia


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