I. Mesopotamia and neighbouring region
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I. 1. Mesopotamia and neighbouring regions in the third and second millennium BC

Notwithstanding the invention of Writing by the end of the fourth millennium (ca. 3200 BC; cf. Mesopotamia II.D, Cuneiform script, Writing II.B), several centuries intervene until, in ca. 270…

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Oelsner, Joachim, van Soldt, Wilfred M., Tavernier, Jan and Eder, Walter, “I. Mesopotamia and neighbouring region”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 1 : Chronologies of the Ancient World - Names, Dates and Dynasties, Edited by: Walter Eder, Johannes Renger. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps1_COM_0002>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004153202, 20061214

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