Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia

by Jane Shuter
     
 

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Starting in about 3750 B.C.E., the Sumerians set up one of the world's great civilizations in the land that is now Iraq. Over the next 2,000 years, they developed skilled crafts, irrigation techniques, and a complex system of writing. Archaeological excavations across the Middle East reveal the rich and advanced civilization that left an important cultural legacy.

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Starting in about 3750 B.C.E., the Sumerians set up one of the world's great civilizations in the land that is now Iraq. Over the next 2,000 years, they developed skilled crafts, irrigation techniques, and a complex system of writing. Archaeological excavations across the Middle East reveal the rich and advanced civilization that left an important cultural legacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403460042
Publisher:
Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Series:
Excavating the past Ser.
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
258,744
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

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