SUMER - URBAN POPULATIONS
grew during the Early Dynastic period with 80% of the population
living in cities. Shuruppak, for example, had a population by
2600 BC of 15-30,000 and an area of about 100 hectares, with
a city wall and a developed military organization.
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scene from the Nippur Excavations: Rooms of the Temple "Tablet
Mythology by Samuel Noah Kramer.
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