Cold War U-2 photos help archaeogists

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Cold War U-2 photos help archaeogists

Post by South » 10 Apr 2019 07:51

https://www.archaeology.org/news/7533-1 ... u-2-images


Good morning all,

Some recently declassified U-2 aircraft photos provide research material to archaeologists.

Note article's "U-2 spy planes that flew reconnaissance missions throughout the Middle East during the 1950s and 1960s". I find it "note-worthy" that the U-2 photographed "Iraqi marsh villages" and that the mentioned Harvard researcher is Professor Ur. Wasn't Ur the town / city where bibical Abraham and Sarah were from ? I believe Ur is now underwater and the current "town" / villages is now "Um Quassar" (my phonetic). This is the marsh area south of Abadan - Khorrammshahr.



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Re: Cold War U-2 photos help archaeogists

Post by OpanaPointer » 10 Apr 2019 11:26

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