People stand on the steps of the Ziggurat of Ur ruins near Nassiriya, 300 km (185 miles) southeast of Baghdad, January 23, 2014. British archaeologists from the University of Manchester are excavating... more 
People stand on the steps of the Ziggurat of Ur ruins near Nassiriya, 300 km (185 miles) southeast of Baghdad, January 23, 2014. British archaeologists from the University of Manchester are excavating a large building complex in southern Iraq, thought to be around 4,000 years old, near the ancient Sumerian city of Ur, biblical home of Abraham. The arrangement of rooms around a large courtyard was located using modern technology and satellite imaging and is thought to be an administrative complex that served one of world's earliest cities. Picture taken January 23, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad (IRAQ - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY) less 
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