Assyrian Palace
An artist’s vision of the interior of an Assyrian palace, based on drawings made in 1849 by Austen Henry Layard on the site of 19th century excavations. New York Public library digital collections, CC BY-ND

Click HERE to read about this interesting study by Ashish Sinha, Professor of Earth and Climate Sciences, California State University, Dominguez Hills and Gayatri Kathayat, Associate Professor of Global Environmental Change, Xi’an Jiaotong University.

Mesopotamia & Syria
Photo by Goran tek-en, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30851043