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Secrets of the Sumerian civilization

Ancient Sumerian The century and the millennium. Europeans considered rare in a desert land only strange hills lit merciless sun. But, apparently, it is time to learn about completely forgotten past.

In 1869, a French archaeologist Jules Oppert found cuneiform inscriptions of the ancient kingdom, the ruler of which – Sargon – called himself the king of Sumer and Akkad, and offered to call the people of the Sumerians, who owned Mesopotamia, land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, long before the rise of Assyria and Babylon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on January 28, 2013 in civilization


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