The Dur-Kurigalzu ziggurat that medieval travelers mistook for the Tower of Babel

In the Iraqi desert, some 30 kilometres west of Baghdad, stands an impressive mound that, at first sight, looks like…

The oldest bridge in the world, in the Sumerian city of Ngirsu

In the present Tel Telloh of the Iraqi province of Dhi Qar is the site of the ancient Sumerian city…