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David is a research scientist and professor of comparative archaeology at University College London.

Too Much Water May Have Been A Problem For Ancient Iraq

Today, Iraq is suffering from prolonged droughts and drops in water levels in its well-known rivers: the Tigris and Euphrates. For scholars, ancient Iraq is known as the place of some of the earliest cities and what ultimately became organized governments that we would find familiar. While this is true, before even the rise of