Category Archives: Late Uruk/Jamdat Nasr Period (3500-2900 B.C.E.)

The Development of Writing

Late Uruk and Jemdet Nasr periods (3300-2900 B.C.E.) The earliest writing in the history of mankind was developed at the end of the fourth millennium B.C.E. in what is now southern Iraq. At this time, Mesopotamia was dominated by the … Continue reading

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Cylinder Seal

Late Uruk/Jamdat Nasr Period (3500-2900 B.C.E.) Marble cylinder seal and impression Similar to “Goats Before a Shrine” Seal no. 23 in the Morgan Collection. FLP cylinder seal

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