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The Ancient City of Ur, Iraq. This place has special meaning to theology students everywhere. Hopefully one day there will be enough peace for private parties to discover this ancient truth to biblical history.

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

Reconstruction of the ancient city of Babylon was created by me between March and May of 2013 for the Mesopotamia exhibition of the Royal Ontario Museum

Reconstruction of the ancient city of Babylon was created by me between March and May of 2013 for the Mesopotamia exhibition of the Royal Ontario Museum - with an important interactive link!

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10 Ways Beer Shaped Human Civilization - Early humans were nomadic, but these people couldn’t keep moving without abandoning their crops and therefore losing their sweet, sweet beer.

An ancient archaeological  site in Saudi Arabia

saudi arabia ancient sites An ancient archaeological site in Saudi Arabia. Photo - World Archaeology. This is strange - why would they do this?

Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)

The ancient city of Ashur is located on the Tigris River in northern Mesopotamia in a specific geo-ecological zone, at the borderline between rain-fed and irrigation agriculture.

Babylon means "babilu" (gate of god). It is an ancient city in the plain of shinar on the Euphrates River, about 50 miles south of Modern Baghdad. Babylon was founded by Nimrod of Gen. 10, who developed the world's first organized system of idolatry, which God condemned (Gen. 11). It later became the capital of Babylonia and the Babylonian Empire. It was of overwhelming size and appearance.

Disclosing Knowledge from the Sumerian Tablets - The Sumerians were highly evolved for their time and are known for starting the first civilization and building the first settlements worthy of being called cities.

THE OLDEST CITY IN THE WORLD. Aleppo, Syria ‏ 4000 BC

In the oldest city in the world, Aleppo’s historic citadel offers a poignant and ongoing narrative of the impact of war on a city’s development

Biblical prophet Ezekiel's tomb with rabbi caretakers in the Iraqi town of Kifl, not far from the ancient city of Babylon.  Ezekiel prophesized the destruction of Jerusalem in 587 BCE and the exile to Babylon.  Photo 1932.  There aren't any Jews in Iraq today.

Biblical prophet Ezekiel's tomb with rabbi caretakers in the Iraqi town of Kifl, not far from the ancient city of Babylon. Ezekiel prophesized the destruction of Jerusalem in 587 BCE and the exile to Babylon. Photo There aren't any Jews in Iraq today.

Sumerian stele of Ur Nammu - from ancient city of Ur, Mesapotamian culture

Sumerian stele of Ur Nammu, Ur is the oldest known existant law code surviving…

The excavation crew in Pit X at Ur, Iraq, 1933

The Royal Cemetery of Ur, Iraq: This photograph shows the progress of the excavations in the deep hole, Pit X, undertaken from by Leonard Woolley. The large-scale excavation removed cubic meters of soil and involved over 150 workers.

Holy Harem Batman! Theme Park in the Middle East?  Planned for Dubai and larger than Disney World .. Includes the Hanging Gardens of Babylon,Eiffel Tower etc ... Sounds like Vegas Lite

Theme Park in the Middle East? Planned for Dubai and larger than Disney World . Includes the Hanging Gardens of Babylon,Eiffel Tower etc . Sounds like Vegas Lite

Greek geographer Strabo - "It consists of vaulted terraces raised one above another, and resting upon cube-shaped pillars. These are hollow and filled with earth to allow trees of the largest size to be planted. The pillars, the vaults, and terraces are constructed of baked brick and asphalt."    "The ascent to the highest story is by stairs, and at their side are water engines, by means of which persons, appointed expressly for the purpose, are continually employed in raisin...

Greek geographer Strabo - "It consists of vaulted terraces raised one above another, and resting upon cube-shaped pillars. These are hollow and filled with earth to allow trees of the largest size to be planted. The pillars, the vaults, and terraces are constructed of baked brick and asphalt." "The ascent to the highest story is by stairs, and at their side are water engines, by means of which persons, appointed expressly for the purpose, are continually employed in raisin...

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