Mari, Syria
Mari (modern Tell Hariri), was an ancient Semitic city in Syria. Its remains constitute a tell located 11 kilometers north-west of Abu Kamal on the Euphrates river western bank, some 120 km ...
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Ur
Ur (Sumerian: Urim; Sumerian Cuneiform: 𒋀𒀕𒆠 URIM2 or 𒋀𒀊𒆠 URIM5; Akkadian: Uru; Arabic: أور‎) was an important Sumerian city-state in ancient M...
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Terqa
40°31′50″E / 34.903200°N 40.530445°E / 34.903200; 40.530445Terqa is the name of an ancient city discovered at the site of Tell Ashara on the banks of the middle Euphrates in D...
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Kesh (Sumer)
Kesh was an ancient Sumerian city and religious site, whose patron goddess was Ninhursag. Its location is uncertain; some of the possible sites put forth include Al-Ubaid, near Ur, or Tell al-Wilayah ...
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Marad
44°47′00″E / 32.09278°N 44.78333°E / 32.09278; 44.78333 (Marad)Marad (Sumerian: Marda, modern Tell Wannat es-Sadum or Tell as-Sadoum, Iraq) was an ancient Sumerian ci...
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Girsu
46°10′39.3″E / 31.562028°N 46.177583°E / 31.562028; 46.177583Girsu (cuneiform:?; Sumerian:Ĝirsu; Akkadian:?) is modern Tell Telloh, Dhi Qar Governorate, Iraq, and it was a cit...
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Harbidum
Ḫarbidum is the name of a minor city of Sumer, located near Kish, at the Irnina canal (connecting it with Kuta). The city contained a temple dedicated to Ishara.Harbidum is one of a cluster of settlem...
Zabala (Sumer)
45°52′36″E / 31.74333°N 45.87667°E / 31.74333; 45.87667Zabala (also Zabalam, modern Tell Ibzeikh, Dhi Qar Governorate, Iraq) was a city of ancient Sumer in what is now the Dhi...
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Eshnunna
44°43′42″E / 33.48417°N 44.72833°E / 33.48417; 44.72833Eshnunna (modern Tell Asmar in Diyala Province, Iraq) was an ancient Sumerian (and later Akkadian) city and city-state i...
Kish (Sumer)
Kish (Sumerian: Kiš; transliteration: Kiŝ; cuneiform: 𒆧𒆠; Akkadian: kiššatu) was an ancient city of Sumer in Mesopotamia, considered to have been located near the modern Tell al-Uhaymi...
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Adab (city)
Adab or Udab (Sumerian: 𒌓𒉣𒆠 Adab, spelled UD.NUN) was an ancient Sumerian city between Telloh and Nippur. It was located at the site of modern Bismaya or Bismya in the Wasit Province of Iraq.
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Lyres of Ur
The Lyres of Ur or Harps of Ur are considered to be the world's oldest surviving stringed instruments. In 1929, archaeologists discovered pieces of three lyres and one harp in Ur, located in what was...
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Sippar
44°15′08″E / 33.058829°N 44.252153°E / 33.058829; 44.252153 (Sippar)Sippar (Sumerian: Zimbir) was an ancient Near Eastern city on the east bank of the Euphrates river,...
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Imports to Ur
Imports to Ur reflect the cultural and trade connections of the Sumerian city of Ur. During the period of the Early Dynastic III royal cemetery (ca. 2600 BC), Ur was importing elite goods from geogra...
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Eridu
Eridu (Cuneiform: NUN.KI 𒉣 𒆠; Sumerian: eridu; Akkadian: irîtu) is an ancient Sumerian city in what is now Tell Abu Shahrain, Dhi Qar Governorate, Iraq. Eridu was long considered the e...
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Royal Game of Ur
The Royal Game of Ur, also known as the Game of Twenty Squares, refers to an ancient game represented by two gameboards found in the Royal Tombs of Ur in Iraq by Sir Leonard Woolley in the 1920s. The ...
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Lagash
Lagash/ˈleɪɡæʃ/ is an ancient city located northwest of the junction of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers and east of Uruk, about 22 kilometres (14 mi) east of the modern town of Ash Shatrah, Iraq....
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Shuruppak
Shuruppak or Shuruppag (Sumerian: "The Healing Place") was an ancient Sumerian city situated about 35 miles south of Nippur on the banks of the Euphrates at the site of modern Tell Fara in Iraq's Al-Q...
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Tuttul
The Bronze Age town of Tuttul is identified with the archaeological site of Tell Bi'a in Ar-Raqqah Governorate, northern Syria. Tell Bi'a is located near the modern city of Ar-Raqqah and the confluenc...
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Uruk
Uruk (Cuneiform: 𒌷𒀔, UNUG; Sumerian: Unug; Akkadian: Uruk; Aramaic/Hebrew: אֶרֶךְ Erech; Ancient Greek: Ὀρχόη Orchoē, Ὠρύγεια Ōrugeia; Arabic: وركاء‎, Warkā') was an ancient city...
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Dilbat
44°30′E / 32.150°N 44.500°E / 32.150; 44.500Dilbat (modern Tell ed-Duleim or Tell al-Deylam, Iraq) was an ancient Sumerian minor city located southeast from Babylon on the eas...
Isin
Isin (Sumerian: 𒉌𒋛𒅔𒆠 I3-si-in) was an ancient city-state of lower Mesopotamia about 20 miles south of Nippur at the site of modern Ishan al-Bahriyat in Iraq's Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate.
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