» The image shows a loose reconstruction of a religious ceremony in Uruk. A row of priests follow the king on his way to the central ziggurat. Outside of the holy district, the whole city celebrates.
» This is the technical reconstruction of the known remains of the central area in Uruk in the 21st century BCE.
» Reconstruction of the Eanna ziggurat in the central district. The sanctuary was surrounded by a spacious wall and court system.
About the project Uruk/Warka, situated in modern-day Iraq, is one of the first cities in the world and was populated almost without interruption for over 5,000 years – from the 4th millennium BCE to the 1st millennium CE. In the so called 3rd dynasty of Ur (21st century BCE), the centre of Uruk was dominated […]