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Uruk-Warka

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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2011
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Archaeology, History
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ruined ancient city in southern Iraq, situated about 35 km (22 mi.) east of a main course of the Euphrates ...

Uruk

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The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2012
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Archaeology
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Uruk lies in the desert about 9 miles (15 km) east of the present course of the Euphrates River, 155 ...

Uruk

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Amélie Kuhrt

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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c. 170 km. (106 mi.) south of *Babylon. It was a substantial city from c.4000 bc to the Sasanian period (...

Uruk (Warka), Iraq

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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Archaeology, History
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467 words
[Si] ... This is the largest archaeological site in southern Iraq, situated east of the present course of the Euphrates. The Sumerians knew the site as Unu, the Akkadian speakers ... More
Uruk

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

an ancient city in southern Mesopotamia, to the north-west of Ur. One of the greatest cities of Sumer, it was built in the 5th millennium ...

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