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Uruk-Sumer-Mesopotamia on Pinterest | Sumerian, Temples and Woman Dresses

Uruk-Sumer-Mesopotamia on Pinterest | Sumerian, Temples and Woman Dresses

The Mesopotamian city of Ur, known as Tell al-Muqayyar, was an important Sumerian city state between about 2025-1738 BC. Located near the modern town of Nasiriya in far southern Iraq, on a abandoned channel of the Euphrates river,Ur covered about 60 acres, surrounding by a city wall. When Woolley excavated in the 1920s and 1930s, the city was a tell,a great artificial hill over seven meters high composed of centuries of building and rebuilding mud brick structures, one stacked on top of…

The Mesopotamian city of Ur, known as Tell al-Muqayyar, was an important Sumerian city state between about 2025-1738 BC. Located near the modern town of Nasiriya in far southern Iraq, on a abandoned channel of the Euphrates river,Ur covered about 60 acres, surrounding by a city wall. When Woolley excavated in the 1920s and 1930s, the city was a tell,a great artificial hill over seven meters high composed of centuries of building and rebuilding mud brick structures, one stacked on top of…

Reconstruction of the White Temple on the Anu Ziggurat, Uruk. "The building had white plastered walls, which were divided by niches, multiple postaments, maybe shelves in an adjacent room as well as multiple staircases, which led to the roof or to a second storey. The erection of the building was radiocarbon-dated between 3517 and 3358 BC."

Reconstruction of the White Temple on the Anu Ziggurat, Uruk. "The building had white plastered walls, which were divided by niches, multiple postaments, maybe shelves in an adjacent room as well as multiple staircases, which led to the roof or to a second storey. The erection of the building was radiocarbon-dated between 3517 and 3358 BC."

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