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Ancient city of Thilla, a rare perfectly preserved example of a city of highlands with stone tower houses. The city, surrounded by walls and with its paved streets, is built entirely with mountain stones so that at a certain distance it is difficult to identify their existence. The houses, although made with the same material, differ from one another because of the friezes and wall structures.
In the picture: Women with the burka collect water from the cistern ...
Yemen, January 2006.
Photo Antonietta Baldassarre Insidefoto

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Ancient city of Thilla, a rare perfectly preserved example of a city of highlands with stone tower houses. The city, surrounded by walls and with its paved streets, is built entirely with mountain stones so that at a certain distance it is difficult to identify their existence. The houses, although made with the same material, differ from one another because of the friezes and wall structures.<br />
In the picture: Women with the burka collect water from the cistern ...<br />
Yemen, January 2006.<br />
Photo Antonietta Baldassarre Insidefoto