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Prehistoric Site of El Mekta

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Prehistoric Site of El Mekta

Prehistoric site of El Mekta is an archaeological site located near Gafsa in Gafsa Governorate, Tunisia. It belongs to the Capsian culture between 8000 – 2700 BC. The site considered one of the key sites for understanding the transition from the typical Capsian to the upper Capsian during the Epipalaeolithic. The Capsian culture is a Mesolithic and Neolithic culture centered in Tunisia and Algeria, and was named after the city of Gafsa in Tunisia.

Site Information

Country: Tunisia

District: Gafsa Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Eighth Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Mesolithic

Later Cultures: Neolithic

Site Features: Mesolithic & Neolithic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Rammadiya of Al Magtaa (The Mekta), The Principal Site of Capsian Culture

Date of Submission: 2021

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