Tell Majnuna burials.


  • Grave or burial field
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)



Nagar - Nawar, Tell Brak

Modern Tell Brak

Tell Brak

Tell Brak


Tell Brak - Fort; 750 BC - AD 640; Pleiades #874735

Kahat - Tell Bari

The earliest layers discovered at Tell Barri date to the Halaf period.


Surroundings (Panoramio)



  1. Augusta McMahon, Arkadiusz Sołtysiak, Death and Decay at the Dawn of the City: Interpretation of Human Bone Deposits at Tell Majnuna: Areas MTW, EM and EMS, Warsaw 2010 -
  2.  A. Sołtysiak, A. Chilińska-Drapella, Short Fieldwork Report: Tell Majnuna (Syria), seasons 2007  – 2008, Bioarchaeology of the Near East 2009, vol. 3, pp. 53  – 58 -
  3. A. Sołtysiak, Short Fieldwork Report: Tell Majnuna (Syria), seasons 2006, Bioarchaeology of the Near East 2008, vol. 2, pp. 77–94 -
  4. Augusta McMahon, Arkadiusz Sołtysiak,  Jill Weber, Late Chalcolithic mass graves at Tell Brak, Syria, and violent conflict during the growth of early city-states in: Journal of Field Archaeology 2011, vol. 36/2, pp. 201-220 -
  5. Joan Oates, Theya Molleson, Arkadiusz Sołtysiak, Equids and an acrobat: closure rituals at Tell Brak in:  Antiquity 2008, Vol. 82, pp. 390-400