Parthian ruled and capital of the first Arab Kingdom, Hatra, also known as the City of the Sun god was built circa 150 BC. Hatra contains the temple of Shamash, spirit of the sun, and the shrine of the goddess Shahiro, the morning star. Photo by Spc. L.C. Campbell, photojournalist, 138th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment. 138th Public Affairs Detachment. 3 May 2006. This image or file is in the public domain because it contains materials that originally came from the United States Government.