Location of Farkha within Palestine. Something went wrong Is your network connection unstable or browser outdated? Q , 9 ; trans. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics , it had a population of approximately 1, in Your current browser isn't compatible with SoundCloud. The Eastern part of the site is also a cemetery. One of the sites chosen for excavations was Tell el-Farkha. Last but not least, we are dealing in the central part of the site with ordinary settlement of farmers, herders, fishermen and artisans, subordinated to the elites residing on the western mound. Guérin, V. Hidden categories: Webarchive template wayback links Articles with short description Short description is different from Wikidata Coordinates on Wikidata Articles containing Arabic-language text CS1 French-language sources fr CS1: long volume value.
Quoted in Hadawi, , p. He would have been associated with one of the early Egyptian rulers residing in Abydos or Hierakonpolis, whose rule extended over all or a considerable part of Egypt. Pottery sherds from the Mamluk era have also been found here. Canaan, T. First Census of Population and Housing. Your current browser isn't compatible with SoundCloud. Now these objects are exhibited in the Cairo Museum. The apogee of development came in Protodynastic times and during the rule of Dynasties 0 and I c. Farkha is located 3. Votive deposits were found in two of the rooms.
Farkha, The zonal division into the residential and cultic complex on the Western Kom, the domestic and economic quarter on the central mound and the cemetery and settlement on the eastern one has provided an exceptional opportunity to trace the origins, rise and fall of an important administrative centre existing at the time of the emergence of the pharaoh's state. It is composed of 3 koms, lying at the edge of the village of Ghazala about km to the northeast of Cairo. Q , 9 ; trans. The fountain of Ain Yambua , in the valley, gives a supply of fine water, and there are two other springs east of the village. In , the village was included in the Ottoman empire with the rest of Palestine , and in the tax-records it appeared as Farha , located in the Nahiya of Jabal Quba, part of Nablus Sanjak. Transliterated and Explained by E. Small test trenches revealed pottery and architectural remains that enabled the chronological site sequence to be established from the Lower Egyptian culture to the beginnings of the Old Kingdom times. The Eastern part of the site is also a cemetery.
Another monumental complex was discovered on top of the mentioned building, again consisting of several chambers separated by walls of varying thickness. Once cleaned and studied, the gold fragments turned out to be the precious sheeting of two naked figures of standing men 60 and 30 cm high , likely representing an early ruler and his young progeny and heir. The first Naqadians which had settled at Tell el-Farkha erected a huge building on top of the forgotten breweries. In the same year in Eastern part of site we found a few dozen pieces of gold sheet accompanied by a hoard of ostrich-eggshell and carnelian beads and two large and perfectly crafted flint knives, 30 and 50 cm long respectively, undoubtedly of ritual function. Location of Farkha within Palestine. Pottery sherds from the Mamluk era have also been found here. Furkhah , from personal name . Looking back at 12 seasons of work at the site, one cannot but perceive the site's uniqueness. Besides archaeologists in our work take part: ceramologists, physical anthropologists, osteologists, geologists, paleobotanists and geophysics. Last but not least, we are dealing in the central part of the site with ordinary settlement of farmers, herders, fishermen and artisans, subordinated to the elites residing on the western mound.