Located in the Syrian desert approximately 25 kilometres south of the River Euphrates, Resafa depended on capturing seasonal rainwater and irrigation systems for its water. This water was then stored in large cisterns until needed.
Date of Visit
15th August 2010
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Joshua Bryant Emma Loosley, “Resafa Cisterns,” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed January 18, 2022, https://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/257.