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Ghonthur

Ghonthur is a hamlet in the Syrian desert between Homs and Palmyra that still preserves some of the mud brick "beehive houses" that were historically the indigenous domestic architecture of the region.

Creator

Emma Loosley

Date of Visit

21st July 2001

Contributor

Emma Loosley
Daniel Hull

Rights

Metadata and all media released under Creative CommonsCreative Commons BY-NC-SA unless otherwise indicated

Related Resources

The photographs of the 2001-2003 survey and excavation seasons have been lodged with the Archaeological Data Service and are reproduced here with their permission. For those who would like more specialised information such as context and intervention numbers or direction of shot please refer to: http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archives/view/dmeap_ahrb_2004/gallery.cfm.

Type

Architecture

Tags

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Collection

Homs and its hinterland

Citation

Emma Loosley, “Ghonthur,” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed October 25, 2021, https://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/333.

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