Documenting an excavation , Tell Munbaqa, Syria, Sept. 2010

In this series of drawings and paintings of the archaeological work at the ancient hill of Munbaqa in Syria Dutch artist and archaeologist Theo de Feyter caught the situations and atmosphere which are characteristic for this kind of activity. The images depict the working procedures of the Syrian labourers and the members of the excavation teams of the Technische Universität of Hamburg-Harburg and Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. Tell Munbaqa is situated on the east side of Lake Assad.

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