4,500-Year-Old Sumerian Palace Discovered in Iraq Desert
Since 2015, a team of British Museum-affiliated archaeologists has been excavating the site formerly known as Tello, where the ancient city of Girsu once stood, in the southern plains of Iraq. Dr. Sebastien Rey supervised the excavation team that found...
5,000-Year-Old Tavern Discovered in Ancient City of Lagash in Iraq
A tavern dating back to roughly 2,700 BC has been discovered at the excavation site of ancient Lagash in southern Iraq. Lagash was an important city-state in ancient Mesopotamia. The discovery was announced last week by the University of Pennsylvania....