Fourth and Third Millennia BC Wadi Feinan in Jordan
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Wadi Feinan

Wadi Feinan lies in an arid landscape but has access to considerable amounts of water by virtue of its proximity to a permanent spring. The wadi is also one of the largest sources of copper in the Levant. Consequently, Wadi Feinan represents a region of particular importance for understanding the development of technology, exchange systems, prestige goods and emerging social complexity in the Levant in the 4th and 3rd millennia BC. The aims of the 4th-3rd millennia BC project are therefore to explore regional settlement, interregional interactions and social changes in Wadi Feinan at the dawn of the Early Bronze Age .....

Wadi Feinan in the Fourth and Third Millennia BC
(University College London)

Photographs From Dr. Alan H. Simmons (UNLV)

1. Dig Sheds Light on Early Metal Production

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