Ancient Mesopotamia Many scholars have concluded that the founders of the first Mesopotamian civilization were Black Sumerians. Mesopotamia was the Biblical land of Shinar (Sumer), which sprung up around 3000 B.C. After deciphering the cuneiform script and researching ancient Mesopotamia for many years Henry Rawlinson (1810-1895) discovered that the founders of the civilization were of …
Iraqi security forces uncovered hundreds of historical artifacts during two raids in northern Basra Dec. 16. The 228 ancient artifacts included Sumerian and Babylonian sculpture, gold jewelry and other items from ancient Mesopotamia.
For a recipe this week, we made Mesopotamian Sebetu Rolls. It is essentially a biscuit with pressed garlic and pressed scallions (just the white part). They were delicious, and we are going to make them again when we get to the Assyrians and have a royal feast!
More than 4,000 years old, this is one of the world's best-preserved ziggurats, the terraced step pyramids that were common in ancient Mesopotamia and western Iran around the time of the Sumerian, Babylonian and Assyrian civilizations. It still stands today near the present-day Iraqi city Nasiriyah
Ancient Mesopotamia: Mersu (date and pistachio balls) -“Let’s eat our way around the world: 195 Countries. 195 Meals. 195 Weeks. Use the interactive world map to explore the countries I’ve already cooked on our Global Table Adventure (a new country is added every week)."