Neo Babylonian Houses

Another housing complex was found on the southwest side of the AH Houses, were a total of seven private houses were uncovered, all of which were constructed wholly of mudbrick. The houses were of irregular shapes and sizes, but like other houses on the site, consisted of a central open-air courtyard surrounded by smaller rooms.

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Visitor Control Initiatives

A perimeter fence constructed of concrete posts and barbed wire was built around the site in 1969, and has undergone regular maintenance and repairs. In 2008, an entrance arch was erected over the main road […]

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West Harbor

During his eighth season, Woolley identified a harbor on the outer city walls located just west of the EM Site. The harbor was roughly in the shape of a rectangle and measured approximately 105 meters […]

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North Harbor

The second harbor was located along the outer city walls on the north side of the city. It is larger than the West Harbor and in an irregular shape the harbor opened to the Euphrates […]

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