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.
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.
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.
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...