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Unformatted text preview: More around 3000 B.C. (used boats, donkeys, later camels) Mesopotamia Imports Examples: Cedar (Lebanon), Copper (Turkey/Iran), Lapis (Afghanistan) Mesopotamia i First Village around 6000 B.C. Main Cities around 3500 B.C. Cities: Ex. Eridu, Nippur, Uruk, Ur, Lagash Sumer: Sumerians Akkad Sumerian: Politically equal City-States Each had principal guardian deity and sanctuary supported by inhabitants Cities: meeting places for people and deities (devotional and economic center) Layout: canal (middle), temple (center), palace and official buildings (periphery) Crafts: passed down family to family Trade Shared environment Common culture Polytheistic gods Writing: Cuneiform City-States will move to First territorial states (Akkad and Sargon)...
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