National Geographic : 1951 Jan
50 E.A.Speiser Excavators Reach a Point More than Halfway down Tepe Gawra's3,000 Years Discovered by the author in 1927, Iraq's "Great Mound" has been explored in eight digs. four of them under his direction (pages 42and 61). Each ofits26levels represents a century or more. Counted from the top, this is Gawra XVI. Ten levels exist beneath it. Olive groves stand inthebackground.