A US convoy to explore the archaeological city of Ur

9/2/2019 14:03:00

A US convoy arrived in the province of Dhi Qar to explore archaeological sites in the ancient city of Ur.

A statement by the police of Dhi Qar province, reported: "On behalf of Dhi Qar Police Commander Major General Hassan Salman Al-Zaidi, the Director of the Department of Antiquities and Heritage Protection received Colonel Fuad Karim, the convoy of Stony Brook University, headed by Elizabeth Stone."

He added that "The convoy will carry out excavations in the archaeological city of Ur for two and a half months," noting that "The convoy consists of 20 prospectors with different archaeological competencies and the participation of a number of American universities."



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