Burial mound unearthed in Iraq at world’s oldest continuously inhabited site
Published on December 2nd, 2009 | by Admin0
A foreign excavation team has unearthed an ancient burial mound dating to the first millennium B.C.
Arbil is reputed as the world’s longest continuously inhabited site in the world and the modern city is built around an ancient mound with several archaeological layers on top of which stand fascinating old-style houses.
In a statement the department said excavations were in their initial stages and Iraqi scientists had joined their foreign colleagues in the digs.