27 cuneiform tablets from 2500 BC unearthed in Syria

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Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Archaeological expeditions working at North-eastern Syria have discovered several collective tombs and parts of seals with different shapes in addition to 27 cuneiform tablets dating back to 2500 BC.

According to a report in Global Arab Network, Abdul-Masih Baghdo, director of Hasska Antiquities Department, said that the British expedition working at the site of Tal Barak had studied many clay jars discovered at the site.

He added that the expedition also studied several archaeological findings to find out the location of the buildings dating back to the Babylonian and Mitanni periods.

Three collective tombs were also unearthed at the site of Tal Majnuna, dating back to the period between 3600 to 3800 BC.

The Japanese expedition working at the site of Tal Siker al-Ehmir discovered many residential buildings with stone foundations and floors painted with plaster, inside of which several rchaeological artefacts made of clay and firestone were unearthed.

The American expedition working at the site of Tal Mouzan unearthed parts of a stone-made wall surrounding a temple dating back to 2500 BC along with walls and floors built of bricks dating back to 3600 BC.

The expedition had prepared a program to provide services at the site in addition to restoring the palace located there.

It also conducted a study on 25 thousand pottery fragments dating back to the middle Assyrian age in addition to studying plant samples as many grains, fruits and vegetables were discovered.

The American expedition had also unearthed parts of seals with different shapes dating back to 2500 BC.

The Japanese expedition working at the site of Tal Tabban discovered many archaeological buildings, walls and architectural structures dating back to different historical phases, the most important of which were 27 cuneiform tablets.

The Italian expedition working at the site of Tal Beri discovered brick-built buildings dating back to the first half of the third millennium BC.

Many clay pieces were unearthed inside the buildings in addition to discovering an architectural structure dating back to the period between the second and third century AD.

The Russian expedition working at the site of Tal Khazna has unearthed several buildings and architectural structures dating back to second half of the second millennium BC.

The Syrian-German expedition working at the site of Tal Fukhira discovered brick-made walls dating back to the Roman era and holes dating back to the Hellenistic era and three phases of the Assyrian age in addition to discovering clay-made tombs built under an architectural structure and many cuneiform tablets. (ANI)

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