Mystery of the Sumerian Temple of the Gods
Deep in the Iraqi desert, lie the ruins of Nippur – the most sacred city in Mesopotamia. Five thousand years ago, it was the ancient equivalent of Mecca or Jerusalem.
Decades of conflict have prevented experts exploring the ruins… but now, investigators have rare access to use pioneering technology to unlock its secrets. Why is this city coveted by so many of the world’s great civilisations? And can buried clues reveal why this city is never destroyed?
Using stunning CGI, we unearth this city and rebuild its towering ziggurat and temples, to reveal a surprising story spanning six thousand years.