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Present-day ruins of Nimrud/ Calah

An excavation site in the ancient city of Calah, which is now known as Nimrud, Iraq,

LAGASH - Excavations du Temple du Dieu Ningirsu.

LAGASH - Excavations du Temple du Dieu Ningirsu.

Ruins of the city of Babylon. Babylon was founded in 1894 BC

Ruins of the city of Babylon. The prophet Jeremiah has called this “a gold cup in the Lord's hands, a cup that made the whole earth drunk.

Ur, Mesopotamia (Irak), detalle de inscripciones en muralla

Ur, Mesopotamia (Irak), detalle de inscripciones en muralla

Nippur Ziggurat, found by Dr. Hilprecht, is one of the most ancient of the Sumerian cities. Research into ancient & sacred landmarks have identified that the vast majority of ancient doors were hung by 2 pivots, very similar to how doors are hung today. Pivots were positioned at the top & bottom of the hanging stile which worked in sockets in the lintel & sill, the latter always in some hard stone such as basalt or granite

Nippur Ziggurat, found by Dr. Hilprecht, is one of the most ancient of the Sumerian cities.

Nineveh (Near present day Mosul, Iraq) l Recent discoveries (spring 2013) have resulted in the assumption that this may have been the true location of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

Nineveh, near present day Mosul, Iraq. Nineveh was one of the oldest and greatest cities in antiquity. The area was settled as early as 6000 BC and, by 3000 BC, had become an important religious center for worship of the Assyrian goddess Ishtar.

Ur, el primero en excavar el lugar fue John George Taylor, entre 1853-1854, vice-consul Británico en Basra (1851-1859); restos de Ur, cerca al Zigurat; el lugar fue visitado por primera vez por Pietro della Valle en 1625

Ur, Iraq - SkyscraperPage Forum the royal palace in the foreground

Ur, Mesopotamia (Irak); detalle de parte de las murallas de la antigua ciudad

Ur, Mesopotamia (Irak); detalle de parte de las murallas de la antigua ciudad

The City of Ur, Iraq

The oldest museum ever in the history build by princess Anejalde Nana The daughter of the king of Babylon Nabonidus 530 BC. M near Ziggurat, Iraq

Ruinas de la antigua ciudad de Babilonia; descubiertas entre 1900-1912.

Hammurabis code giving or taking rights NHD Final

City of Ur - where Abraham and Sarah were from

Ur

City of Ur. Ur was a city in the region of Sumer, southern Mesopotamia,

Ancient Mesopotamia by jbrown67

Illustration of ancient Mesopotamia.

The Ancient City of Ur, Iraq. My son was given special permission to visit here while stationed in Iraq, pics were amazing

Pinner states: The Ancient City of Ur, Iraq. My son was given special permission to visit here while stationed in Iraq, pics were amazing

Awesome & Mysterious Discoveries Found on Earth. #7 is Unbelievable! ~discovered in 1920 the 490 acre 'Mohenjo-Dari settlement in Pakistan ca.2500 BC

Mohenjo- Daro Discovered in the the Mohenjo-Daro settlement in Pakistan is thought to be one of the world’s earliest and most sophisticated towns. There is even evidence of a draining system, which in 2500 BC, was highly impressive!

Known the world over for their hauntingly beautiful cities of Petra and Mada’in Saleh and engineering acumen, the Nabataeans of ancient Arabia were the middlemen in the long distance trade between the ancient Mediterranean and the Indian subcontinent. Mysterious and beguiling, their legacy endures across time and space in the Arabic language and in the sophistication of their cities, carved out of the harsh desert landscape.

The Nabataeans of Ancient Arabia

The Nabataeans of Ancient Arabia – Ancient History et cetera

Ancient city of Babylon, Iraq in 1932

Ruins of Babylon - 1932

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