Dhar Tichitt

Dhar Tichitt

Dhar Tichitt is a Neolithic archaeological site located in the southwestern region of the Sahara Desert in Tagant Region, Mauritania. The site is one of several archaeological settlements of the Tichitt Culture that were located along the sandstone cliffs of the area, which also includes Dhar Walata, Dhar Néma, and Dhar Tagant. Tichitt Culture was a social structure and Saharan pastoral culture that developed among herders in the Sahara since the 5th millennium BC.

Site Information

Country: Mauritania

District: Tagant Region

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Neolithic Age

Oldest Culture: Neolithic

Later Cultures: Neolithic

Site Features: Neolithic Age Monuments

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