Archive for: Mesopotamia

Review: Irving Finkel’s The Ark Before Noah

Ottoman Period Noah’s Ark illumination from Sultanahmed Bazaar, Istanbul (Photo P. Hunt 2014) By Patrick Hunt –  The Atrahasis Flood Tablet I first...

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Harran: Ancient Crossroads City of Mesopotamia

By Aigerim Korzhumbayeva –  “…44 km (25 miles) southeast of Urfa what you first experience is the scorching wind. Afterward, the Bedouin melancholy hovers...

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