Many cities mentioned in the ancient writings are little more than piles of rubble, their glory days long past….. Here is a list of some of them Ur: IRAQ- was an ancient city in Mesopotamia, located near the mouth of Tigris and Euphrates rivers. It was constructed around 2600 BC and was the favoured land and sea centre due to its location. Over the millennia, marine regression has caused a shift in the location of the rivers and what is left of Ur is now mils inland.

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