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Falling waters of Euphrates, Tigris rivers reveal submerged archaeological sites

The drop of the water levels in recent years has uncovered many archaeological and ancient sites that were submerged beneath the two historic rivers in Syria, Iraq and Turkey.
Syria archaeology

The decline of water levels at the Euphrates Dam lake in eastern Syria recently revealed a large archaeological burial site

The site, which dates back to the Byzantine civilization in the Raqqa province, stretches over large areas on the eastern bank of the Euphrates Dam (also known as Tabqa Dam) lake, starting from Wadi Sahl al-Khashab and Shams al-Din area in the northwestern countryside of Raqqa until the administrative border between Raqqa and Aleppo.

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