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  1. The Sumerian Seven: The Top-Ranking Gods in the Sumerian Pantheon

    ... and goddesses feature more significantly in the religion of Sumer, and thus may be considered to be the main deities of the Sumerian ...

    dhwty - 26/03/2017 - 14:11

  2. Leaving an Impression: Revealing the Intricate Story of Sumerian Cylinder Seals

    ... These seals were used for a number of different purposes in Sumer, including for the transaction of business, decoration, and ... however, disagree, arguing that they were invented in Sumer (in modern Iraq) around the 4th millennium BC. Some scholars have argued ...

    dhwty - 09/03/2017 - 18:57

  3. Was Bolivia-Peru the Sunset Land of the Sumerians?

    ... and copper were mined. The names for these cities suggest a Sumer origin. In Sumerian the name for city is uru . The suffixes –oro for ... metals from Bolivia across the Atlantic to ancient Sumer. A great route for the shipment of tin from Kuga-ki was down the River ...

    Clyde Winters - 24/09/2016 - 21:52

  4. Reading the So-Called Sumerian Seals Relating to Gods from Outer Space

    ... systems makes it clear that various ancient people in Sumer used a linear syllabic script. The seal inscriptions the Sumerians left ... testimony to the great civilizations built by the people of Sumer. Top image: Cult scene: the worship of the sun-god, Shamash. ...

    Clyde Winters - 13/03/2018 - 01:04

  5. The Rise and Fall of Sumer and Akkad

    ... between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (modern day Iraq), Sumer was often called the cradle of civilization. By the 4 th millennium ... called Mesopotamia, meaning "the land between the rivers," Sumer was a collection of city-states or cites that were also independent ...

    Bryan Hill - 07/06/2015 - 14:44

  6. Representation of Sumerian Elites Detected in the Crespi Gold Tablets

    It is becoming increasingly clear that the Sumerians had established a colony in South America called Kuga-Ki. Kuga-Ki was the "Tin Land of the West" or the "Sunset Land", in Sumerian inscriptions.

    Clyde Winters - 19/04/2018 - 13:58

  7. The Sumerian King List still puzzles historians after more than a century of research

    ... recorded in the Sumerian language, listing kings of Sumer (ancient southern Iraq) from Sumerian and neighbouring dynasties, their ... to accounts in Genesis. The ancient civilisation of Sumer Sumer (sometimes called Sumeria), is the site of the earliest known ...

    aprilholloway - 30/01/2014 - 07:07

  8. Tamils and Sumerians Among the FIRST to Reach Australia and Antarctica? PART I

    ... Australia! The Sumerians The Sumerian culture, after Sumer, flourished along the floodplains between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers ... Press. UK 2001 KRAMER, S. N.   History Begins at Sumer. University of Pennsylvania Press; 3rd Revised edition (April 1 1988) ...

    William James Veall - 06/12/2017 - 18:57

  9. The Exceptional Inscription on the Pokotia Monument – Evidence of Sumerian Script in Bolivia?

    There is a very intriguing inscription on the back of the Pokotia Monolith. What makes it stand out is that it was written in linear Sumerian. Even more exciting is that it provides further evidence of a Sumerian presence in ancient South America.

    Clyde Winters - 15/05/2017 - 14:05

  10. Zecharia Sitchin and the Mistranslation of Sumerian Texts

    In a previous 2-part article (1), the authors wrote about the faulty associations of the Sumerian deities known as the Anunnaki as they are portrayed in the books, television series, and other media, which promotes Ancient Astronaut Theory (hereafter “A.A.T.”). The article traced the portrayal of the Anunnaki popularized by A.A.T.

    jason and sarah - 15/01/2018 - 18:44

  11. 4,000-Year-Old Sumerian Port Shows the Famed Civilization Excelled at Sea Too

    Now it’s a desert, but 4000 years ago the ancient site of Abu Tbeirah in southern Iraq was a thriving Sumerian port town. It was a hub where ships set sail for distant lands such as the Indus Valley and returned with Indian treasures. The port is helping write a new chapter in Sumerian history – those folks were more than just inventive farmers.

    Alicia McDermott - 23/03/2018 - 21:49

  12. Eridu: The Sumerian Garden of Eden and the Oldest City in the World?

    ... the 6th to 4th millennia BC. What Was Life Like in Sumer, History’s First Civilization? The Unanswered Mystery of ...

    dhwty - 11/08/2018 - 22:58

  13. The Powerful Enki: Epic Sumerian, Babylonian, and Akkadian Deity

    In the belief system of the Sumerians, Enki (known also as Ea by the Akkadians and Babylonians) was regarded to be one of the most important deities. Originally Enki was worshipped as a god of fresh water and served as the patron deity of the city of Eridu (which the ancient Mesopotamians believe was the first city to have been established in the world).

    dhwty - 27/05/2017 - 14:04

  14. Iraqi Transport Minister Announces that Sumerians Launched Spaceships 7,000 Years Ago

    ... between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (modern day Iraq), Sumer was often called the cradle of civilization. By the 4th millennium BC, it ... and Sumerian language.  In his book, ‘History Begins at Sumer’, Kramer argues that the Sumerians had the first achievements in all ...

    aprilholloway - 04/10/2016 - 17:56

  15. Nammu: A Forgotten Tale of the Sumerian Mother of Gods

    Nammu was the primeval Sumerian mother goddess who gave birth to the gods and created humanity. Despite her extremely important role, much of her story is wrapped in mystery. Some information can be derived by looking at the Babylonian counterpart to Nammu, Tiamat. Because Tiamat is better known in literary sources, researchers can unravel part of the ancient mythology surrounding the goddess Nammu by comparing the two deities.

    dhwty - 13/05/2018 - 22:32

  16. The origins of human beings according to ancient Sumerian texts

    Sumer , or the ‘land of civilized kings’, flourished in Mesopotamia, now ...

    johnblack - 30/01/2013 - 21:31

  17. What Was Life Like in Sumer, History’s First Civilization?

    ... to survive. All that changed about 7,000 years ago, when Sumer, the first civilization, began. For the first time in human history, ... and historians have scoured over the remains of Sumer to give us a glimpse into life in mankind’s first civilization. Life ...

    Mark Oliver - 21/05/2018 - 13:59

  18. History’s Lost Transoceanic Voyages: Tamils and Sumerians Among the FIRST to Reach Australia and Antarctica?— PART II

    ... Press. UK 2001 KRAMER, S. N.   History Begins at Sumer. University of Pennsylvania Press; 3rd Revised edition (April 1 1988) ...

    William James Veall - 06/12/2017 - 22:49

  19. The Code of Ur-Nammu: When Ancient Sumerians Laid Down the Law, Everyone Obeyed

    The Code of Ur-Nammu is the oldest surviving law code. This text was written on clay tablets in the Sumerian language and is reckoned to have been produced towards the end of the 3rd millennium BC. The Code of Ur-Nammu may be divided into two parts, the first is the prologue and the second is the laws themselves. Apart from being the oldest surviving law code, the Code of Ur-Nammu is also important as it gives us a glimpse of the way justice was conceived in ancient Sumerian society.       

    dhwty - 24/12/2017 - 21:19

  20. Sip Like a Sumerian: Ancient Beer Recipe Recreated from Millennia-Old Cuneiform Tablets

    Nowadays, people drink beer for its good taste and feel-good effects. However, thousands of years ago, beer played a much more central role in society.

    aprilholloway - 11/07/2017 - 01:52

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