Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Nippur Expedition 3
III: Events
Archaeologists from the University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania discovered a large temple at the city of Nippur in Iraq, one of two discovered in 1952 at the northwestern end of a forty-acre religious quarter. As diggers began clearing sand and superficial layers above the temple, measurements of the structure were estimated to be 165 by 230 feet.
Nippur (Extinct city)--Antiquities | Architecture, Sumerian | Temples, Sumerian | Architecture, Ancient--Iraq | Excavations (Archaeology)--Iraq
Photographic prints; 11.5 x 16.5 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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