Early Dynastic I Period

Early Dynastic I refers to the period immediately following the end of the Late Uruk or Jemdet-Nasr Period (c. 2900).  The method of dividing the overall Early Dynastic Period into three or four parts is a somewhat archaic way of dating things, but continues to be used by archaeologists and scholars.  Most of these very early documents are receipts and contracts.


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