Geographic Century: Archaelogical Discovery

NPR's Alex Chadwick continues our N-P-R/National Geographic co-produced series "The Geographic Century." Seventy-years ago, archaeologists working in southern Iraq made a startling discovery: a domed room buried under thirty feet of sand and clay. Inside lay a hoard of treasure and the remains of 74 people — all but six of them women, and all apparently ritually killed 5,000 years ago. of the National Geographic -NPR series, The Geographic Century.



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