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Map of Mesopotamia Ancient Mesopotamia

Expedia Map of Mesopotamia / Ancient Mesopotamia King Lists

Ruins of the Ziggurat of the Eanna Temple of Uruk

Mesopotamia is a Greek word meaning between the rivers. The rivers are the Tigris and Euphrates which flow through modern Iraq. The Euphrates also flows through much of Syria. Early civilizations first developed in Mesopotamia over six thousand years ago ... The British Museum

Selected Excerpts on Mesopotamia

(1) The Advent of the Era of Townships in Northern Mesopotamia (2) The Uruk Expansion:
Cross Cultural Exchange in Early Mesopotamian Civilization
(3) The Early PreHistory of Mesopotamia

The History of the Ancient Near East Electronic Compendium