Ziggurat

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The reconstructit facade o the Neo-Sumerian Great Ziggurat o Ur, near Nasiriyah, Iraq

Ziggurats (/ˈzɪɡʊˌræt/, Akkadian ziqqurat, D-stem o zaqāru "tae big on a raised aurie") wur massive structurs biggit in the auncient Mesopotamie valley an wastren Iranie plateau, havin the furm o a terraced step pyramid o successively recedin stories or levels.

Notable ziggurats include the Great Ziggurat o Ur near Nasiriyah, Iraq; the Ziggurat o Aqar Quf near Baghdad, Iraq; Chogha Zanbil in Khūzestān, Iran; an Sialk near Kashan, Iran.