My Experience as Commanding Officer Over Babylon and Ur in Modern Iraq; Thomas G. Merry, MD, Captain, US Navy; February 16, 2006
Dr. Merry served as Officer in Charge of all medical operations in post-war southern Iraq. During his tour of duty, he was also assigned the role of resident historian over the ancient cities of Ur and Babylon, where Saddam Hussein had built his palace. Dr. Merry spoke about his experience protecting these major archaeological sites and their unique place in history for the birth of civilization and connection to the Bible.
Thomas Merry (MD 1978, Loma Linda University) is a Family Practitioner in Gardenville, Nevada.
Archaeology, Lecture Series
History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology
Merry, Thomas G. and Southern Adventist University, "My Experience as Commanding Officer Over Babylon and Ur in Modern Iraq; Thomas G. Merry, MD, Captain, US Navy; February 16, 2006" (2006). Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum Lecture Series. 1.