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  • Tumulus of Lofkënd
  • Lofkënd
  • Albania
  • Qarku i Fierit



    • Ottoman
    • Archaic/Protourban illyrian
    • Late Iron Age
    • Early Iron Age


    • The ancient tumulus of Lofkënd lies in the general area of the Mallakastra hills, which rise to the southeast of the modern regional center of Fier, near the modern village of Lofkënd (sometimes Lafkënd), which is at an altitude of some 318 meters above se... Read More
    • Excavations were continued at the burial tumulus of Lofkënd in during the summer of 2005. In the field 34 new graves were uncovered, primarily of the Early Iron Age, containing exciting new finds of pottery, bronze, iron, and even gold. The total number of... Read More
    • Excavations continued in the summer of 2006 at the prehistoric burial mound of Lofkënd. The new burials excavated in this season yielded a broad array of finds, primarily pottery, including the characteristic local handmade matt-painted pottery of the Earl... Read More
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