Tag: Archeology

Ancient City in Iraq Uncovered by Massive Drought

Ancient City in Iraq Uncovered by Massive Drought

After an extreme drought in Iraq has shrunken the Tigris River, an ancient city that was underwater for decades has emerged. The city is believed to be Zakhiku, which was a major hub for the Mittani Empire which reigned from 1550 to 1350 BC. The city had been submerged in the 1980s when the Iraqi government built the Mosul Dam. 

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