Archive for agosto, 2015

agosto 10th, 2015 - 16:14 § in Iraq


 ZUBAIR Excavations of the ancient Basrah city: Given the heavy urbanization of this area, it is difficult to appreciate today the importance of the site from the historical and archaeological point of view. Recent excavation have brought to light buildings of the Islamic periods belonging to t[...]

agosto 8th, 2015 - 09:16 § in Iraq


 Leisure City The old leisure park of Basrah, which is located along the Shatt el Arab not far from the old port, was the biggest of all Iraq. The park is still open but in its proximity a new modern one has been built. It can represent a touristic attraction for Iraqi people and for [...][...]

agosto 3rd, 2015 - 13:45 § in Iraq


 In addition to the Museum and Cultural Area we mentioned in the previous article, there are many places of attraction of Basra. Ottoman Palace near Sheraton Hotel One of the main attraction of the city is the long street which runs alongside the Shatt el Arab, called Corniche. Along the Cornic[...]

agosto 1st, 2015 - 10:31 § in Archaeostory

ENHEDUANNA – Princess, Priestess, Poetess // Principessa, Sacerdotessa, Poetessa

 Enheduanna A woman’s name that resounds in the Near East Enheduanna, the only daughter of five children of Sargon of Akkad, founder of the homonymous dynasty, lived between 2285 and 2250 B.C. Her name means “High Priestess, ornament of the God, An” (“en” means “[...]