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Zagros Mountains

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Zagros Mountains Zagros mountains salt dome: © NASA Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center The Zagros Mountains make up a belt of deformed crustal rocks located in south eastern Iran. They extend for over 1500km from eastern Turkey in the northwest through to the Gulf of Oman in …

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Ancient Guti (Quti)

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Ancient Guti (Quti) According to written Sumerian and Akkadian texts the Guti are … Not classed among people — not reckoned as part of the land — Gutian people who know no inhibitions. With human instinct but canine intelligence and monkey’s features …  Very little is known about the Guti, …

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Urartu (Greek Ararat)

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Urartu (Greek Ararat) Urartu was an ancient country of southwest Asia centered in the mountainous region southeast of the Black Sea and southwest of the Caspian Sea in the Lake Van (Sevan) area. Today the region is divided among Armenia, eastern Turkey and northwestern Iran (A). For three centuries Urartu was …

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Ancient Kurdistan (Kardouchoi)

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Ancient Kurdistan (Kardouchoi)  Southeastern Turkey together with fair sized portions of the Zagros mountain slopes in Iraq and Iran is inhabited by people known as the Kurds. They speak an Indo-Aryan language. It is generally agreed that they were undoubtedly the people called the Kardouchoi who even then (406 BC) caused Xenophon …

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Urartu Civilization

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Urartu, also known as the Kingdom of Urartu or the Kingdom of Van, was a civilization which developed in the Bronze and Iron Age of ancient Armenia, eastern Turkey, and northwestern Iran from the 9th century BCE. Controlling territories through military might and the construction of fortresses, the kingdom boasted a lively production in the arts, especially metalwork. …

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Archaeologists in Iraq find 2,700-year-old wine press from rule of Assyrian kings

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Archaeologists in Iraq revealed Sunday their discovery of a large-scale wine factory from the rule of the Assyrian kings 2,700 years ago, along with stunning monumental rock-carved royal reliefs. The carvings, from 2,700 years ago, show gods, kings and sacred animals. The stone bas-reliefs, showing kings praying to the gods, were cut …

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