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Trench 3, end of excavation shots

These images were taken on the final day of the excavation season.

Type: Archaeological Excavation
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Test pit looking for sterile soil in trench 3

This test trench was dug at the westernmost end of trench 3 to confirm that there was no earlier occupation level under the Byzantine era dwelling.

Type: Archaeological Excavation
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Trench 3, fourth extension

This was the final extension to the trench and details such as thresholds, doorposts and a tannour (clay oven) were revealed.

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Trench 3, third extension

This was the third extension to trench 3.

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Trench 3, second extension

These pictures are taken some days after the last images and show the second extension to the trench, by which point it was clear that the trench was uncovering a street of terraced one room dwellings.

Type: Archaeological Excavation
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Trench 3, first extension

The trench overseen by the DGAM expanded rapidly and this is the first of a series of extensions that were added to the trench as it was extended to reveal a row of simple houses.

Type: Archaeological Excavation
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Trench 3, Context 1

These pictures are of the northernmost trench opened and overseen by Yaarob Abdallah of the Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums (DGAM). The photographs record the first phase of his work.

Type: Archaeological Excavation
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Finds record of the 2010 excavation season at Zalabiyeh

This Excel document records the finds that were collected and lodged in the Deir ez Zor Museum during the 2010 excavation season. These objects are now presumed lost or destroyed due to the IS presence in the town as a consequence of the Syrian civil war.

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Trench 2 with extension 3 marked out at surface level

This picture faces NE and shows the Trench 2 with the third extension area marked out.

Type: Archaeological Excavation
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Trench 2 including extension 2 view of Context 2.03

These views of Trench 2 including extension 2 show Context 2.03 from all directions and include details of a ceramic in situ and a fine gypsum plaster floor.

Type: Archaeological Excavation
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