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Ziyaret Tepe

"Along the banks of the Tigris River in the Diyarbakir Province of southeastern Turkey, an international team of archaeologists work to uncover the remains of an ancient Assyrian city at Ziyaret Tepe.During the late Iron Age (c. 900-600 BC), Ziyaret Tepe was an important urban center on the northern edge of the Assyrian Empire. Contemporary cuneiform texts suggest that during this time Ziyaret Tepe was the Assyrian provincial capital of Tushhan.Let us take you inside the ruined city of the Assyrians and the modern scientific explorations aimed at recovering and reconstructing its buried past."

Format:  Website
Publisher:  University of Akron
Publication City:  Akron