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Zigguart in Iraq

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Sunrise Easter Service was held in Ur at the Biblical birthplace of Abraham near the Ziggurat, next to the Tallil Airbase in Iraq.
Ur was the principal center of worship of the Sumerian moon god Nanna. The Ziggurat in Ur is the largest in Iraq . Next to it are the ruins of what is thought to be Abraham's home. The archeological site will be returned to the Iraqis May 13 along with the rest of Dhi Qar province
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Sunrise Easter Service was held in Ur at the Biblical birthplace of Abraham near the Ziggurat, next to the Tallil Airbase in Iraq.<br />
Ur was the principal center of worship of the Sumerian moon god Nanna. The Ziggurat in Ur is the largest in Iraq . Next to it are the ruins of  what is thought to be Abraham's home. The archeological site will be returned to the Iraqis May 13 along with the rest of Dhi Qar province