Category Archives: Mesopotamia

French Company to Offer Tours of Ancient Sites in Iraq

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Tell Zeidan Reveals Life Before Urban Civilization in Mesopotamia

(function() {var s = document.createElement(‘SCRIPT’), s1 = document.getElementsByTagName(‘SCRIPT’)[0];s.type = ‘text/javascript’;s.src = ‘http://widgets.digg.com/buttons.js’;s1.parentNode.insertBefore(s, s1);})(); Excavations at Tell Zeidan, on the Euphrates River in what is now Syria, are revealing what life was like before urban civilization in Mesopotamia. Tell Zeidan is … Continue reading

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