The peculiarity of the "bῑt ḫilāni" model in the Syrian Jazirah region (descriptive-analytical study)

  • Ribar Abdulayziz Khalaf Ribar Abdulayziz Khalaf
Keywords: The Syrian Jazirah; bῑt ḫilāni; Iron Age; Palace/Temple; Throne Hall; Orthostat


This study comes to shed light on an essential model of the palaces of the Syrian Jazirah during the Iron Age, which was distinguished by its specificity during this period, Where the art of architecture in the Syrian Jazirah region was attracting and interested students, Because it represents a model of originality and quality that originated in this spot since ancient times, and developed until it reached its climax in the Iron Age, It was known for the " bῑt ḫilāni " model, which was designed as a cohesive group, as it has not been proposed or seen until now in the excavations, Or the texts that indicate or stipulate that this architectural edifice is prepared from a single block devoid of any dividing lines, functions or standard features. Instead, it was designed in the form of an architectural structure that suggests enormity, Divided into wings, rooms, and halls, taking into account their number for more than one at times, in addition to the peculiarity of each part from the other (such as a center, corridor ... etc), each has its own importance and complement to the other


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How to Cite
Ribar Abdulayziz Khalaf, R. A. K. (2023). The peculiarity of the "bῑt ḫilāni" model in the Syrian Jazirah region (descriptive-analytical study). Journal of Science and Knowledge Horizons, 3(1s), 96-122.