The original walls in a large building complex referred to as the Chief's house have been repaired and conserved. This view shows some reconstructed ground floor rooms and steps leading to a second story room.
Many of the original walls and features of the ancient buildings in DK-G area have been rebuilt and modified through conservation.
This large room or courtyard was filled with a solid mud brick platform that was almost entirely excavated to investigate the underlying room.
As houses were built on top of earlier structures, the windows and doorways were blocked up. Notice the changing alignments as the walls were remodeled.
This view into two small rooms shows tapered walls that were built to support a second floor. Later rooms were built directly on top of these walls because they provided a strong foundation.
This general view of DK-G area shows multiple walls built at different time and two wells that were used up until the last phase of occupation.
As structures were filled and street levels were raised, the drains eventually became useless and were blocked with debris and brick walls.
The small room in the center of the photograph contained 14 skeletons, thought to be the remains of a massacre.
This room in VS area was made with bricks set on edge to create a watertight floor. A small well was located in the southeast corner (top right) and circular brick depressions were set into the floor, presumably to hold pottery vessels.