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In Mesopotamian mythology, Gilgamesh is a demigod of superhuman strength who built the city walls of Uruk to defend his people from external threats, and traveled to meet the sage Utnapishtim, who had survived the Great Deluge.

[Controversial] Walls Of Uruk Built By Sumerian King Gilgamesh 4500 Years Ago

Ancient City of Troy : A new archaeological team will be headed to Troy to see if new technologies and further explorations can lead to new knowledge of the ancient site.

Ancient City of Troy : A new archaeological team will be headed to Troy to see if new technologies and further explorations can lead to new knowledge of the ancient site. One day I will apart of that team.

Photo from the Uruk excavation in 1929/30 - Discovery of the statuette of a ‘high priest’ in a vessel. 3000-2000 BC [1200x850]

Photo from the Uruk excavation in 1929/30 - Discovery of the statuette of a ‘high priest’ in a vessel. 3000-2000 BC [1200x850]

Uruk, the first city of Sumer: Uruk/Warka Excavation in (modern day Warqa in Iraq) discovered the statuette of a ‘high priest’ in a vessel, brought to light the first known urban culture.

Kish (Sumerian: Kiš; transliteration: Kiŝki; cuneiform: ;[1] Akkadian: kiššatu[2]) is modern Tell al-Uhaymir (Babil Governorate, Iraq), and was an ancient city of Sumer. Kish is located some 12 km east of Babylon, and 80 km south of Baghdad (Iraq).

Tell Al-Uhaymir - Kish (Sumerian: Kiš; cuneiform: Akkadian: is modern Tell al-Uhaymir (Babil Governorate, Iraq), and was an ancient city of Sumer. Kish is located some 12 km east of Babylon, and 80 km south of Baghdad (Iraq).

Royal Horses in Relief from the palace of Akkadian King Sargon II  (ruled 722 BCE - 705 BCE) in his capital  Dur-Sharrukin (Modern Khorsabad)

Royal Horses in Relief from the palace of Akkadian King Sargon II (ruled 722 BCE - 705 BCE) in his capital Dur-Sharrukin (Modern Khorsabad)

Travel in Iraq, Amazing places possible to visit in 2016-2017

Visit Iraq - 25 Amazing places possible to Travel in 2017-2018

Visit Iraq - 25 Amazing places possible to Travel in

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