Tag: Mesopotamia


Review: Irving Finkel’s The Ark Before Noah

By Patrick Hunt –  The Atrahasis Flood Tablet I first saw in Irving Finkel’s office at the British Museum a few years ago before this book was published seemed much like many others in the museum galleries, a cuneiform clay tablet one could easily hold in a hand. But this […]


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 around you. Dust and fog mix. The sun shines, illuminating your soul. Young girls and boys smilingly welcome you on the way. History cannot be read […]