Browsing the "Iraq" Tag

Ancient city of Idu discovered in Iraq

October 9th, 2013 | by Admin

Archaeologists working in northern Iraq have unearthed an ancient city known as Idu. Cuneiform inscriptions and works of art reveal [&hellip


Foreign archaeologists return to Iraq

February 22nd, 2013 | by Admin

The Iraqi Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has granted permission to six teams of foreign archaeologists to start excavations in [&hellip


Temple wall found in Ur

February 28th, 2012 | by Admin

A temple wall which dates back to 2500 B.C. has been found in Iraq at the Sumerian city of Ur. [&hellip


Ur in need of conservation

June 21st, 2011 | by Admin

The ancient city of Ur in Iraq is in danger of being damaged due to the elements, but archaeologists are [&hellip


When will tourists return to Iraq?

March 4th, 2011 | by Admin

MSNBC asks the question: when will tourism return to Iraq? It’s definitely on my list of places to go, but [&hellip


Ancient cities sprang from marshes

March 2nd, 2011 | by Admin

The great cities of ancient Iraq thrived in vast lowland marches fed by rivers, but not by the rivers themselves. [&hellip



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