University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Update from Iraqi Kurdistan

Neo-Assyrian levels on the southern slope of the tell

By: Katherine Burge

Covered with dirt from the excavation, I strive to make myself look presentable as a dust cloud in the distance signals the impending arrival of the director of antiquities and his entourage traveling in a caravan of white pickup trucks. As I bend down to retie my shoe, my eye is drawn to a rather […]

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