Category: Iraq

Lucia Marchini 2 months ago
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What is it? This ancient Mesopotamian sculpture known as the ‘ram in the thicket’ is…

Lucia Marchini 9 months ago
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Before September, the people in this picture had never picked up a chisel. Now, only…

Current World Archaeology 5 years ago
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Prof Roger Matthews, Near Eastern Archaeology, University of Reading The study of the ancient Near…

Current World Archaeology 5 years ago
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Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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The dig The site of Babylon – one of the oldest, richest, and most fabled…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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The World's Longest Living Town Today, you will only get a view of Erbil Citadel…

Current World Archaeology 6 years ago
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On an overland ride from England to Ceylon in 1839, Austen Henry Layard became fascinated…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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From the underground chambers of the Royal Tombs emerged a picture of a civilisation that…

Current World Archaeology 9 years ago
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This autumn the Penn Museum will hold an exhibition on their first-ever excavation at Nippur…

Current World Archaeology 9 years ago
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The Rape of Mesopotamia is not an exaggerated title, unfortunately. His book is an 'autopsy…

Current World Archaeology 11 years ago
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The expertise of anthropologists is being used to help the US military better understand the…

Current World Archaeology 11 years ago
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Five years on from the US occupation of Iraq, archaeologists have been attempting to quantify…