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Uruk Importance There are many ways in which the Uruk state was important in so many different ways. It was the first city and at 32 H.A. had 25,000 people and was the largest society of its time. There were two general ways in which it was most important. It was important in the sense of material conditions and in the sense of ideals. In the sense of material conditions, there is a plethora of ways that Uruk was important. Uruk became the center of politics, religion, and commerce for all of Mesopotamia. The first material way in which they were important was agriculture. The state of Uruk was located in between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers and so therefore it was close to water resources. Uruk had a supply of a lot of Agricultural Surpluses because of its systems of irrigation which were important because it led to all sorts of trade between Uruk and other civilizations including obsidian and prestigious items. Irrigation was developed by Lower Mesopotamia in the Ubaid
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