Tell Hamoukar

Tell Hamoukar

Tell Hamoukar is a large archaeological site located in the Jazira region of northeastern Syria. The site was thriving as far back as 4000 BC and independently from Sumer. It existed simultaneously with the Ubaid and the early Uruk cultures. It was a big centre of obsidian production. In the 3rd millennium, the site was one of the largest cities of Northern Mesopotamia.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Al-Hasakah Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Fifth Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Bronze Age

Later Cultures: Bronze Age

Site Features: Bronze Age Monuments

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