reach a point more than halfway down Tepe Gawra's 3000 years.
in 1927, Iraq's 'Greatr Mound' has been explored in many digs.
Each of its 26 levels represents a century or more. Counted
from the top, this is Gawra XVI. Ten levels exist beneath it.
Olive groves stand in the background.
From the Larouse Encyclopedia of Archaeology