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Here are some pictures, mostly from my trip to Tallil last week. The
big structure is called the Ziggurat of Ur. It is right there on the
Camp, and you can visit it without having to leave the safety of the base.
I had to look it up after I saw it to find out what it was:
Great Ziggurat of Ur

The Great Ziggurat was built as a place of worship, dedicated to the
moon god Nanna (or Sin), in the Sumerian city of Ur in ancient Mesopotamia.
The temple which resembles a huge stepped platform was constructed
approximately in the 21st century BC by king Ur-Nammu. In Sumerian times
it was called Etemennigur. Today, after more than 4000 years, the ziggurat
is still well preserved in large parts as the only major remainder of Ur
in present-day southern Iraq.

For More info(Mesopotamia): Here
And (Bible-History-Babylon): Here

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Ziggurat                      Ziggurat Stairs  View from Sherpa                  Ruins

HummV & Ziggurat Graham on Ziggurat         Broken C-130    Berni and Graham

Ziggurat of Ur                      

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