Ancient Babylonians Geometrically Traced The Path of Jupiter
For millenia upon millenia, humans knew that certain objects in the sky moved while other stars stood still. These are the objects we now know as planets. But precise calculations on their movements r...
The Rise and Fall of Sumer and Akkad
The Sumerians were the first known people to settle in Mesopotamia over 7,000 years ago. Located in the southernmost part of Mesopotamia between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (modern day Iraq), Sum...
Baghdad's Reopened Museum Battles Bombs, Sparse Attendance
Iraq's flagship museum welcomes visitors for the first time in 12 years as jihadists continue to destroy the country's cultural heritage. 
IS 'bulldozed' ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, Iraq says
The Islamic State group have begun bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq, the government said, in the jihadists' latest attack on the countr...
Gateway to the Heavens: The Assyrian Account to the Tower of Babel
The story of the construction of a tower in Babel, which resulted in the confounding of language has also confounded modern scholars. The Book of Genesis tells of a time in which all of the world&rsqu
Iraq's looted national museum reopens in Baghdad after being closed for nearly 12 years
Iraq's national museum reopens in Baghdad just as Isis releases video of destroyed artifacts in Mosul.
Isis fighters destroy ancient artefacts at Mosul museum
Footage shows Islamic State militants in Iraq smashing statues with sledgehammers in bid to crush what they call non-Islamic ideas
a documentary about the seven wonders of the ancient world:here are presented the gardens of unique beauty lost in time..
ܐܬܘܪ SHLAMA to the brave Assyrian people who had marvelous history at the ancient times and suffered from genocide by the hands of the turkish ottman empire ...
Akkadian Empire
44°6′E / 33.100°N 44.100°E / 33.100; 44.100 The Akkadian Empire /əˈkeɪdiən/ was an ancient Semitic empire centered in the city of Akkad /ˈækæd/ and its surrounding reg...
Akkadian Empire - Wikipedia
The Amorites (/ˈæməˌraɪts/; Sumerian 𒈥𒌅 MAR.TU; Akkadian Tidnum or Amurrūm; Egyptian Amar; Hebrew אמורי ʼĔmōrī; Ancient Greek: Ἀμορραῖοι) were an ancient Semitic-speaking people from ancient Sy...
Amorite - Wikipedia
Assyria was a major Mesopotamian East Semitic kingdom, and empire, of the Ancient Near East, existing as an independent state for a period of approximately nineteen centuries from c. 2500 BC to 605 BC...
Assyria - Wikipedia
Babylonia (/ˌbæbəˈloʊniə/) was an ancient Akkadian-speaking Semitic state and cultural region based in central-southern Mesopotamia (present-day Iraq). A small Amorite-ruled state emerged in 1894 BC, ...
Babylonia - Wikipedia
Sumer (/ˈsuːmər/), or Sumeria, was one of the ancient civilizations and historical regions in southern Mesopotamia, modern-day southern Iraq, during the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age. Although th...
Sumer - Wikipedia
Land grant to Ḫasardu kudurru
The land grant to Ḫasardu kudurru, is a four-sided limestone narû, or memorial stele, from the late 2nd millennium BC Mesopotamia recording the gift of 144 hectares of land on the bank of the Royal Ca...
Land grant to Ḫasardu kudurru - Wikipedia
Tel Tamer
Tell Tamer (Arabic: تل تمر‎, Syriac: ܬܠ ܬܡܪ, Kurdish: Girê Xurma) is a town and Nahiyah seat in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the al-Hasakah Governorate, located 40...
Ubaid period
The Ubaid period (ca. 6500 to 3800 BC) is a prehistoric period of Mesopotamia. The name derives from Tell al-`Ubaid where the earliest large excavation of Ubaid period material was conducted initially...
Ubaid period - Wikipedia
Baghdad's Reopened Museum Battles Bombs, Sparse Attendance
Iraq's flagship museum welcomes visitors for the first time in 12 years as jihadists continue to destroy the country's cultural heritage. 
Kudurru was a type of stone document used as boundary stones and as records of land grants to vassals by the Kassites in ancient Babylonia between the 16th and 12th centuries BCE. The word is Akkadi...
Kudurru - Wikipedia
Yüksekova (Kurdish: Gewer; Syriac: Gawar), is a Kurdish city and formerly known as Gever (not Gawar or Gavur), is a district of Hakkari Province of Turkey, situated on the border with Iran. Its l...