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The rehabilitation work of the Bab al-Hadid archaeological station in Aleppo starts

Aleppo, (ST)- In an attempt to restore historical glory and brilliance to the ancient Bab Al-Hadid police station, the guesthouse in old Aleppo again, the rehabilitation workshops of the Directorate of Antiquities and Museums are about to complete its restoration after the damage it suffered because of the systematic destruction of the city by terrorist organizations.

Violations of the Israeli occupation continue against the archaeological heritage sites in the occupied Syrian Golan

The frenzied attempts of the Israeli occupation entity  since its occupation of the Syrian Arab Golan in June 1967 failed to find evidence to prove the validity of its claims of any presence on this precious part of the homeland.

Since the first months of the occupation, the Israeli  authorities  have conducted archaeological surveys and excavations in the Golan in an effort to falsify historical facts  and subsequently plunder, steal and sell Syrian antiquities.

An archaeological burial site dating back to the Roman period unearthed in Lattakia Countryside

Lattakia (ST): An archaeological burial site dating back to the Roman period was found during excavations to construct a residential building in  the Mar Taqla neighborhood of the city. 

Head of the Department of Antiquities and Museums in Lattakia, Eng. Ibrahim Kheir Beik, stated that during the excavation work of the foundations of a building in the Mar Taqla neighborhood, some archaeological burial landmarks appeared, and as a result the Directorate began archaeological excavations by a specialized team from the archaeological  department in the city.

A research book on human sculptures and drawings in cemeteries of Palmyra

The review of the civilizational achievement that Palmyra bequeathed to all of humanity makes us pause at the cemeteries of Palmyra, which were one of the most important reflections of the city's economic, urban and social development. It was truly a wonderful art as described by the martyr Khaled Al-Asaad.

Through a book with an encyclopedic character embellished with details and information, the archaeological researcher Dr. Humam Sharif Saad provides an explanation about these cemeteries and their close relations  with their surrounding environment and the raw materials they contain that help their emergence. He also cast light on how these cemeteries were affected by other neighboring arts and how they preserve their original general shape despite the developments that occurred to them.

Al-Kahf Castle in Tartous ... an icon of charm carved into the rock by history

Al-Kahf  ( cave )  Castle is one of the most romantically situated of all castles in Syria, perched on a rocky mountain ridge between two gorges, steep cliffs offering a natural defense.

The castle  is one of the prominent archaeological sites in the city of Sheikh Badr in Tartus Governorate and  has a charming view on  a natural forest reserve that  distinguishes it from other monuments.

Director of  Sheikh Saleh Al-Ali  museum archaeologist  Tamam Merhej  told SANA  that this castle is located on a rocky hill  that takes a longitudinal shape to  east-west  direction .