Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) (UNESCO/NHK)

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James Blake Wiener
by UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
published on 27 July 2018

The ancient city of Ashur in Iraq is located on the Tigris River in northern Mesopotamia in a specific geo-ecological zone, at the borderline between rain-fed and irrigation agriculture. The city dates back to the 3rd millennium BC. From the 14th to the 9th centuries BC it was the first capital of the Assyrian Empire, a city-state and trading platform of international importance. It also served as the religious capital of the Assyrians.

Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1130/

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Kyokai, U. T. N. N. H. (2018, July 27). Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) (UNESCO/NHK). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1489/ashur-qalat-sherqat-unesconhk/

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Kyokai, UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso. "Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) (UNESCO/NHK)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 27, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1489/ashur-qalat-sherqat-unesconhk/.

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