Tag: from babylon to baghdad: ancient iraq and the modern west

Trove of Assyrian Clay Tablets Unearthed in Iraqi Kurdistan

11/10 | Archaeologists working at a Bronze Age site in Iraqi Kurdistan discovered a trove of Assyrian clay tablets. Many of the tablets had been stored in a ceramic vessel, perhaps for   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Ancient Clay Tablet Offers New Insights into the Gilgamesh Epic

10/19 | An ancient clay tablet acquired in recent years by the Sulaymaniyah Museum in Iraq offers new insights into the Gilgamesh Epic.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Hanging Gardens of Babylon … in Assyrian Nineveh

10/15 | The Hanging Gardens of Babylon may not be Babylonian after all—they may have been 300 miles to the north at Assyrian Nineveh, planted by Sennacherib at the start of the   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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