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Tal al-Humira archeological site
Tal al-Humira archeological site

Remains from 2000 BC discovered in Damascus suburb

(Dp-news)

DANMASCUS- In a statement to SANA, Director of Damascus Countryside Antiquities Department Mahmud Hammoud said that the national archeological mission working at Tal al-Humira archeological site in Deir Attiya in Damascus suburb.

Mud brick houses dating back to the late Jomon period (from about 2000 to 1000 BC) were discovered at the site and also the national archeological mission unearthed stamps, pottery vessels and stone basins and ovens of different sizes in addition to Basalt instruments and vessels.

Mr. Hammoud added that importance of Tal Humira site emerges from witnessing the prosperity of Aramaic Kingdoms, in addition to the Assyrian kings' attacks on Damascus Kingdom.



Hammoud indicated that the archeological mission also unearthed an inscribed pottery fragment with Aramaic letters which indicates the possibility of finding a temple at the site.

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