Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
With the help of a tour guide, US Army Soldiers explore what is thought to be the biblical home of Abraham among ruins discovered near the Great Ziggurat of Ur close to Contingency Operating Base, Adder, Iraq, Nov. 21, 2009. The Sumerians built the Ziggurat of Ur to honor their moon god, Nanna. (US Army photo by Spc. Shane P.S. Begg.)