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Summary

Tell el Ubajd.

Class:

  • City
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Tell al-Ubajd, Ninhursag Temple

Temple of Ninhursag

Urim - Ur

UR Tell Muqayyar - Sumerian city-state in ancient Mesopotamia, located at the site of modern Tell el-Muqayyar. Biblical city.

Urim - Ur Sumerian, Fortress

Kassite fortress

Urim - Ur Sumerian, Temple of Nanna

Chaldeans Ur - schrine of Nanna.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Settlement dates to ca. 6500 to 3800 BC. It gave the name to the period.  This term was coined at a conference in Baghdad in 1930.

See:

  1. Harry R. Hall et  C. Leonard Woolley, Ur Excavations, vol. I (Al-‘Ubaid), Oxford 1927
  2. Pinhas Delougaz, "A Short Investigation of the Temple at Al-‘Ubaid", Iraq 3 (1938), p. 1-11.
  3. https://www.cemml.colostate.edu/cultural/09476/iraq05-073.html