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Ziggurat of Ur Traditional Geocache

Hidden : 09/18/2003
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Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Come see the Ziggurat of Ur, also known as the Ur of the Chaldees Ziggurat at Tall al Muqayyar

This is a rare opportunity to see buildings and ruins that date from 4,000-2,000 BC. Sir Leonard Wooley first excavated this site in 1922-1934. Records establish this site as the ancient capital of Sumeria. Ur of the Chaldees is also considered as Abraham’s birthplace, the common patriarch of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths.

Cache is in a large pill bottle.
Contents include:

  • Iraqi currency
  • Postage stamps
  • $10 phone card
  • 110/220 volt adapter
  • Safety pin
  • Dog tag chain
  • Plastic hook
  • Paper/Pencil for logs

Please follow the:

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Jvguva gur onfr bs n hgvyvgl cbyr ba gur fbhgu fvqr bs gur Mvttheng.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)