The First Civilization: Sumer
Sumer was in Mesopotamia, Greek for ‘Land Between Two Rivers’. It was situated in what is now Iraq, on a plain between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
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Columns decorated by the Sumerians in a mosaic-like technique with polychrome terra-cotta cones, from Uruk, Mesopotamia, early 3rd millennium bc. In the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
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