Excavated by the Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft

The Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft is a German voluntary association based in Berlin dedicated to the study of the Near East.

Connected Sites

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Ahwar of Southern Iraq Uruk
Ashur Walter Andrae led DOG excavations at Assyrian capital of Assur from 1903 to 1914 (wiki)
Babylon DOG undertook excavations in Babylon from 1899 to 1917, directed by Robert Koldewey, uncovering the Ishtar Gate, the palaces of Nebuchadnezzar, and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Koldewey also claimed to have discovered the Tower of Babel. (wiki)
Biblical Tells Megiddo
Hattusha Hugo Winckler excavated at Boğazköy in Turkey from 1906 to 1911, uncovering the capital of the Hittite Empire, Hattuša. (wiki)


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