Seleucia on the Tigris

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Excavations began December 29, 1927, and continued for six seasons until 1937. Under the auspices of the University of Michigan, the excavations were carried out on behalf of the American School of Oriental Research of Baghdad with funds supplied by the Toledo Museum of Art and the Cleveland Museum of Art. : 

8/29/2009 1 Pictures from: http://www.umich.edu/~kelseydb/Excavation/Seleucia.html Compilation by Dhia Younis for http://www.IraqFactsOnline.com Excavations began December 29, 1927, and continued for six seasons until 1937. Under the auspices of the University of Michigan, the excavations were carried out on behalf of the American School of Oriental Research of Baghdad with funds supplied by the Toledo Museum of Art and the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Local Arab foremen who helped supervise the excavations at Seleucia on the Tigris. : 

8/29/2009 2 Pictures from: http://www.umich.edu/~kelseydb/Excavation/Seleucia.html Compilation by Dhia Younis for http://www.IraqFactsOnline.com Local Arab foremen who helped supervise the excavations at Seleucia on the Tigris.

More of the excavation staff. : 

More of the excavation staff. 8/29/2009 3 Pictures from: http://www.umich.edu/~kelseydb/Excavation/Seleucia.html Compilation by Dhia Younis for http://www.IraqFactsOnline.com

And more pictures of the excavation staff. : 

And more pictures of the excavation staff. 8/29/2009 4 Pictures from: http://www.umich.edu/~kelseydb/Excavation/Seleucia.html Compilation by Dhia Younis for http://www.IraqFactsOnline.com Thank you for your interest in the history and archeology of Iraq.

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