AIA Fieldwork Photo Contest 2021

Entry 41064

Submitted by Saskia Gilmour

Yuzhou Dikeng Courtyard

Sanmenxia, HENAN, China

Category: Archaeological Landscapes

Sanmenxia in China’s Henan Province is one of the few places where you can view the underground courtyard houses. Like the well-known 'siheyuan' courtyards of Beijing, these courtyards have fall walls and are linked together by a complex network of passages and living areas.

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