PDA

View Full Version : Ziggurat of Ur discussion



GEHFileBot
08-17-2005, 05:28 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile2123/Ziggurat-of-Ur.htm>Ziggurat of Ur</a></b><br><br>The Great Ziggurat was built around 2100 BC by Ur-Nammu, the Sumerian King of Ur. It served as a place of worship, dedicated to the moon god Nanna. Southeast of the Ziggurat are the Royal Tombs. Ur-Nammu is the creator of the oldest known law code, predating Hammurabi by 300 years.<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/309546ur.jpg>

Captain Hornblower
08-17-2005, 05:51 PM
Interesting find!