Al-Khanid Period (14th century AD) house with steps discovered during the 2001 field season.


Al-Khanid period walls built above the ruins of an Ayyubid Period circular storage silo, 2001 field season.

Pat McWhorter hold the stadia rod amongst Al-Khanid and Ayyubid Period houses walls. View looking south during the 2001 field season.

Al-Khanid and Ayyubid Period houses walls in Area 8, view looking northwest, 2001. The Khabur River is visible in the distance.


Pat McWhorter standing inside of an Al-Khanid and Ayyubid Period house. View looking southwest during the 2001 field season.


Excavation units and longitude/latitude from Area 8 calculated by a handheld GPS device. The GPS coordinates for the the northeast corner of excavation unit 10 is N 36 degrees 25.323' and E 40 degrees 51.964'. The GPS coordinates for the southeast corner of excavation unit 100 is N 36 degrees 25.300' and E 40 degrees 51.964'. The GPS elevation (very approximate) for Area 8 is 301 meters above sea level.

Photographic Credit: Professor David Hanlon, SLCC-MC
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