Ancient wine factory, rock-carved royal reliefs unearthed by archaeologists in Iraq


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Archaeologists in Iraq has unearthed a large-scale ancient wine press. The scientists have also recovered monumental rock-carved royal reliefs. The wine factory is believed to be around 2,700 years old, belonging to the period of the Assyrian kings. "There are other places with rock reliefs in Iraq, especially in Kurdistan, but none are so huge and monumental as this one," said Italian archaeologist Daniele Morandi Bonacossi.