Visual Timeline: Ishtar

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3000 BCE - 2000 BCE: Nineveh is a major religious center for the worship of the goddess Ishtar.
 
2285 BCE - 2250 BCE: Life of Enheduanna, daughter of Sargon of Akkad, and world's first author known by name.
 
 
2150 BCE - 1400 BCE: The Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh written on clay tablets.
 
1900 BCE - 1600 BCE: The poem "Descent of Inanna" is written.
 
 
 
 
 
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