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Deir Ezzor – Tall Schech Hamad: the site of Tall Schech Hamad, once again looted

  Tell Sheikh Hamad (Arabic: تل الشيخ حمد) is an archeological site in western Syria on the lower Khabur River. It is the site of the ancient Assyrian city of Dūr-Katlimmu, which bore the Aramaic name Magdalu after the fall of the Assyrian Empire (7C BCE). The town may have ...

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Deir Ezzor – Tell al-Sen : the site of Tell al-Sen, once again looted

According to a DGAM report, more than 200 pits and deep shafts have been dug in the area of the Byzantine cemetery, north of the city wall of the tell. Plunderers have disturbed and looted the tombs they have discovered during these illegal excavations. Besides, many areas of the site ...

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Abou Kemal – Tell Hariri – Mari : report on the actual state of archaeological site 21.12.2012

Mari (modern Tell Hariri, Syria) was an ancient Sumerian and Amorite city, located 11 kilometers north-west of the modern town of Abu Kamal on the western bank of the Euphrates river, some 120 km southeast of Deir ez-Zor, Syria. It is thought to have been inhabited since the 5th millennium ...

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