Latest news from sites in Southern Quneitra25/10/2015 - عدد القراءات : 3309

DGAM received confirmed information from the local society in several sites of Southern Quneitra, which are adjacent to rural Daraa, stating that ongoing looting and illegal excavations by organized heritage hunters are still available.

There are several sites influenced by such activities, some of which are: Tells of al-Ahmar Sharqi, al-Ahmar Gharbi, al-Koum, Akasha, Abou Koubeiss, several historical buildings, and the ancient churches in the village of Koudneh.

Those aggressive works are done using heavy machinery, leading to massive destruction in some of those sites.

Southern Quneitra is loaded with archaeological sites and tells, some of which date to significant historic periods.


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