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Tango0116 Jul 2023 8:40 p.m. PST

"The remains of a 4,700-year-old tavern complete with storage vessels still containing food have been discovered at the archaeological site of Lavash in southern Iraq.

Founded in the 3rd millennium B.C. near the confluence of the Tigris and the Euphrates, Lagash was one of the first urban centers in the ancient Near East. The city was ruled by independent kings in the Early Dynastic period until it was conquered by Sargon the Great of Akkad in the 24th-23rd century B.C. Sargon's son Rimush laid waste to Lagash when it rebelled against Akkadian rule. According to the detailed records he left behind, he killed 8049 people in Ur and Lagash…"


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Maybe… Nippur eat there…? (smile)


ronin6117 Jul 2023 4:35 a.m. PST

Fantastic! I spent some time at Ancient Ur, incredible place. You can feel the millennia of History. I hope to visit Iraq as a tourist one day.

Thanks for the post!

Tango0117 Jul 2023 3:26 p.m. PST

Happy you enjoyed it my friend…


Ulgrod30 Jul 2023 8:06 a.m. PST

That is very cool – thanx for sharing! :)

Tango0130 Jul 2023 3:24 p.m. PST

No mention my friend…


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