Badanzai is an archaeological site located in Zhob District, Balochistan, Pakistan. The site is situated on a hill overlooking the Gomal River. It is believed to have been inhabited during the Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods, around 4000-3000 BCE.
Excavations at the site have revealed a number of mud-brick structures, as well as pottery, stone tools, and other artifacts. Badanzai is one of several ancient archaeological sites in Balochistan that provide important insights into the region’s rich history and cultural heritage.
The archaeological finds at the site suggest that the area was an important center of trade and commerce during the Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods. The people who lived there were skilled in agriculture, animal husbandry, and other forms of subsistence.