Ziggurat ur joshmcfall sept26-2005 flicker 46769923 a35c9ac3b5 o1sm1
Ur was a former Sumerian city-state in Ancient Mesopotamia. It was once a coastal city on the banks of the Euphrates, but the river has now shifted, leaving Ur far inland.

It dates back to 3800 BC, and is now uninhabited.

People Born in Ur

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Ur in People's Lives

Agatha Christie: While visiting the excavation site here in 1930, I met my future second husband, Max Mallowan, already a famed archaeologist. By the end of the year, we were married, and archaeology would remain one of my greatest passions for the rest of my life.

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