NINEVEH (Iraq) - The Gates of Nineveh - capital of the Assyrian Empire and largest city of the world during the Century BCE, it fell in 612 BCE during the Battle of Nineveh to the Babylonians and Chaldeans.
Ancient Egypt - Egyptian Sheet gold finger and toe coverings, plus sandals, from the tomb of three minor wives of Thutmose III at Wady Gabbanat el-Qurud, circa B. On display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The Map of Nippur: This ancient clay tablet dates to the century BC. It shows a map of the countryside around the Mesopotamian city of Nippur, located in the middle of the southern Mesopotamia floodplain, near the modern city of Diwaniyah, Iraq.