Three unfinished Byzantine tombs found in Syrian cave

Published on November 16th, 2009 | by Admin


Three unfinished Byzantine tombs have been found in a recently discovered a cave in Wadi al-Zahab, Syria.

Head of the Department Farid Jabbour said the cemetery was discovered during the excavations carried out by the General Establishment for Water studies to keep off floods.

The expedition also surveyed the areas of Tal al-Safa, Tal Marah and Jaftlik, which date back to prehistoric ages. The expedition studied, documented and photographed the area, collecting samples of pottery fragments and making drawings of stone sculptures.

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2 Responses to Three unfinished Byzantine tombs found in Syrian cave

  1. What a fantastic find. It’s always nice to stumble upon these types of things when you’re searching for something else. That’s why I love archaeology.

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