Climate change has resulted in salty groundwater in Iraq’s ancient Babylon, which is corroding some of humanity’s earliest structures. Now, archaeologists are preserving locations that were previously regarded as one of the world’s wonders using low-salt mudbricks created by a local craftsman.
Babylon is an empire that was founded around the city of Babylon in Mesopotamia in 1894 BC, covering the lands of Sumer and Akkad. The center of Babylon was located on the present day Iraq. A large part of the Babylonian population has been composed of various Semitic peoples throughout history.
The new season excavations started in Dülük Ancient City, which is shown as one of the 25 oldest settlements in the world, and it is aimed to reveal the belief and architectural structure of the period.
The underwater beauties of Mesopotamia met with art lovers in an exhibition held in Orvieto, one of the quiet cities of Italy (Cittaslow), with the support of Silk Road Development Agency (IKA).