Over the Hills of Kurdistan: Flying above Kirkuk by Sydney William Carline.  Date painted: 1919

Over the Hills of Kurdistan: Flying above Kirkuk by Sydney William Carline. Date painted: 1919

A ruined Chaldean church, on Kirkuk’s Citadel

A Tour of Iraq's Ancient Sites

For anyone whose interests include ancient history, being in Iraq is like a daily immersion in a history course on Mesopotamia.

Kirkuk Citadel is one of the oldest parts of the city. Built by King Ashurnasirpal II between 884 and 858 BCE

Kirkuk Citadel is one of the oldest parts of the city. Built by King Ashurnasirpal II between 884 and 858 BCE

Kirkuk Citadel - The palace houses a mosque with historical and religious tombstones (like Prophet Daniel’s tomb), two domes, three minarets, arches, and a graveyard.

Kirkuk Citadel - The palace houses a mosque with historical and religious tombstones (like Prophet Daniel’s tomb), two domes, three minarets, arches, and a graveyard.

Kirkuk

Creating a network among Kurds, Israelis and Jews


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