Ancient Iraq

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Ancient Iraq

Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Iraq's Past

By Beth Gruber

National Geographic Society, Hardcover, 9780792253822, 64pp.

Publication Date: March 27, 2007

Archaeology gives us a window into the wondrous world of ancient Iraq, in the region once known as Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization. Join scientists as they study the Citadel in northern Iraq; explore the ancient city of Nineveh; and see how ancient treasures help scientists reassemble the mosaic-like puzzle of Iraq's past.

About the Author
Beth Gruber is a graduate of the New York University School of Journalism. She is an author, editor, and reviewer of books for young readers. She has written an earlier title on Ancient Inca in the "National Geographic Investigates" series.