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Archaeology in Iraq

Airmen, Iraqis Gig Up Ancient Site

Reports on the unearthing of Kirkuk air base with some artifacts, and site examinations.

The Baghdad Museum Project

An independent international program to support the Baghdad Museum (the Iraq National Museum) and assist in recovery of looted items; includes news and resources.

Cuneiform Tablets

Presents Library of Congress’ collection of clay tablets, cones, and brick fragments, with images and historical documentations.

Diyala Project – Object Photos

Presents collection of images on ancient artifacts from different excavation and site recoveries.

Excavations at Khorsabad

Uncovers architecture of the city and decoration of buildings, and the discovery of the colossal human-headed Assyrian bull.

Iraq Appeals to Berlin for Return of Babylon Gate

Article detailing Iraqi researchers' appeal for the artifact's return to its homeland.

Museum Madness in Baghdad

Information on the looting of the Iraq Museum includes details on the examining layers of evidences.

Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project

Maintains database of neo-Assyrian texts, and publishes series of monographic studies and critical texts.

Nippur – Sacred City of Enlil

Article details Mesopotamian chronological table, bibliography, map, and plan of Nippur with indicated excavation areas.

Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire

Research tool contains information on religion, folklore, ideology and mentality, inscriptions, and source of different names and languages.

Stolen Stones – The Modern Sack of Nineveh

Information on the exploration of the ruins of Nineveh and rediscovery of the lost palace of Sennacherib includes images, museum and sculptures.

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