Date of imagery: 31 Dec 2009 11 Oct 2013

Heritage Resource E27

Resource Summary

Resource ID
EAMENA-0116924
Names
SBY9 ( Alternative Reference )
دير صير بني ياس ( Toponym )
Sir Bani Yas Monastery ( Toponym )
Site 9.1 ( Alternative Reference )
Overall Site Certainty
Definite
Site function(s)
Religious ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Domestic ( Function ) High ( Certainty )
Cultural periods
Early Islamic (Arabia/Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Late Pre-Islamic (Arabia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )

Classification

Feature forms within Heritage Resource
Ditch/Trench ( Form Type ) High ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Rubble Spread/Architectural Fragments ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Feature intepretations within Heritage Resource
Altar ( Type ) High ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Building ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Church/Chapel ( Type ) Medium ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Church/Chapel ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Cistern ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Enclosure ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Gateway/Arch/Intersection ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Hearth/Oven ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Monastic Complex ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Sculpture/Statue ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Tomb/Grave/Burial ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )

Condition

Overall condition of resource
Good
Overall disturbance extent
91-100%
Types of disturbances affecting the resource
Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Hand) - From: 1993-04-01 - To: 1996-05-01
Agricultural/Pastoral - Cause: Vegetation/Crops - To: 2009-02-28
Potential impact factors on the resource
Archaeological - Potential cause: Excavation (Hand)
Tourism/Visitor Activities - Potential cause: Maintenance/Preventative Measures
Agricultural/Pastoral - Potential cause: Vegetation/Crops

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