Drought reveals Bronze Age city

 Southern Iraq has suffered from severe drought for months. Since December, large amounts of water have been diverted from the Mosul Dam, Iraq's largest reservoir, to prevent crops from drying out.   Due to  low water levels, the ruins of a 3,400-year-old city that disappeared decades ago have appeared at the edge of the reservoir.  German archaeologist Ivana Puljiz, a junior professor at the University of Fribourg, said: "I see on satellite pictures that the water level is going down but it's not clear when the water will come up again. I had an indefinite period". .   But archaeologists know this site - called Kemune - very interesting. They were there. As a result, Puljiz teamed up with Hasan Ahmed Qasim, a Kurdish archaeologist and director of the Archeological Foundation of Kurdistan, and Peter Pfälzner, a German archeology professor at the University of Tübingen, to advance conduct a spontaneous salvage excavation.   They quickly assembled a team of German and K