This clip contains footage of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, as well as some footage of ruins in Iraq, including ziggurat. Clip opens on a slow pan of a river with palm tree in FG. Cut to a similar shot with a different kind of tree in FG. LS of a person kneeling in a boat, pushing it along with a pole in the marshes. CU shot of the reflection of palms in the water, camera moves up to some animals along the bank. CU of the front of the boat, then a WS of the river bank. Spinning shot showing some ruins. Various shots of this area, with clay pots and the like. More shots of ruins and artifacts, including some tombs. LS of a large stone ziggurat, man in FG. In LS, this man walks up the steps of the ziggurat.