Category Archives: Early Dynastic I (c. 2900-2750 B.C.E.)

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 … Continue reading

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Contract for hiring of workers

Clay tablet Early Dynastic I (c. 2900-2750 B.C.E.) This tablet is one of the very oldest in the Free Library’s collection.  It is an Ur archaic text, written in an early writing form of the Sumerian system. FLP 12

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