List of Place Names from Jemdet Nasr

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 07 April 2016

Apprentice scribes learned the writing system through lists of related signs, like this one dealing with place names. The tablet was partially repaired from fragments; there 3 columns of inscriptions on either side. From Jemdet Nasr, Southern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Jemdet Nasr Period, 3000-2900 BCE. (The British Museum, Iraq)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, April 07). List of Place Names from Jemdet Nasr. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4852/list-of-place-names-from-jemdet-nasr/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "List of Place Names from Jemdet Nasr." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 07, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4852/list-of-place-names-from-jemdet-nasr/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "List of Place Names from Jemdet Nasr." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Apr 2016. Web. 06 Feb 2023.

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