CLAR 241 Study Outline #2 - sg2UJN 5:46 PM CLAR 241 The...

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5/11/11 5:46 PM sg2UJN Page 1 of 4 http://www.classics.unc.edu/courses/clar241/sg2UrED.html CLAR 241: The Archaeology of the Ancient Near East © 2010 G. Kenneth Sams and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Study Outline #2 Uruk, Jemdet-Nasr, and Early Dynastic Periods (Click here for map, courtesy of The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.) Uruk (Warka) Period ( ca . 4000-3100) (click here for on-site Uruk-Period images) Architecture Eridu: Temples 5-1 of Enki. Temples 2-1 ( ca . 3300-3100) on raised mudbrick platform, in anticipation of the ziggurat . Uruk (Warka, Erech of the Bible): Pillar Temple in the Eanna Sanctuary, dedicated to the goddess Inanna; cone mosaics. Small Finds Earliest examples of writing, found at Uruk, ca . 3300-3100: pictographs ancestral to cuneiform. Earliest appearance of the cylinder seal. Jemdet-Nasr Period ( ca . 3100-2900) (click here for on-site Jemdet-Nasr-Period images) Architecture
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