Mesopotamia

This is a map of the Middle East. Locate Sumer.

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Notice the Sumerian cities are at the lower end of the river.

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We know about Sumer because of archeological artifacts like this.

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This artifact is a tablet showing a Sumerian king.

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Artifact statues from the era give us some idea how people lived.

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King Hammerabi and his code of law. Written law is Sumerian in origin.

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Babylon was one of the great Sumerian cities

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Skim read this web page.
Sumerians built mud brick step pyramid temples

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Read about a new Sumerian city just found in the desert.

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socialstudiesbrady - Mon, 07/18/2011 - 21:53

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