Category: ruins

Scientists Unearth 3,400-Year-Old City That Emerged From Tigris River in Iraq, Reveal Ancient Clay Tablets

Kurdish and German archaeologists in early 2022 explored the remains of a 3,400-year-old-city that emerged from the depths of the Tigris River near Mosul in northern Iraq. Amidst the ruins of the Bronze Age city, once part of the Mitanni Empire which lasted from 1550 to 1350 B.C., they explored a palace previously known to…


Madagascar Cyclone Kills 21, Leaves Homes and Lives in Ruins

MANANJARY, Madagascar—Residents of a coastal town in Madagascar that was battered by Cyclone Batsirai over the weekend were left picking through the wreckage of their homes on Monday, collecting soaking wet clothing and anything else worth salvaging. The cyclone killed 21 people and displaced more than 60,000 after it slammed into the Indian Ocean island…