Ur of Chaldees (Kasdim)

The city of Ur in ancient Mesopotamia, where Ibrahim (Abraham) is believed to have had born and lived before moving Canaan.

circa 150 CE

These are the ruins of Ur the city the birthplace of Hazarat Ibrahim As, Nassiriyah, Iraq. The great Ziggurt can be seen in background.

circa 2100 BCE

Great Ziggurt was part of temple complex, built in 2100 BC and rebuilt in 600 BC by Nabonidus and was dedicated to moon god Nanna. The partially reconstructed facade of the Great Ziggurat. Ziggurat was part of temple complex, built in 2100 BCE by King Ur-Nammu who dedicated in honour of Nanna/Sîn and rebuilt in 600 BC by Nabonidus and was dedicated to moon god Nanna. The remains of the ziggurat consist of a three-layered solid mass of mud brick faced with burnt bricks set in bitumen.

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