aintient sumer claire

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  • the sumeraireans moved to sumer from the foothills to have a better food supply. they made complex irrigation systems.  they also made the wheel and the plow. these inventions made it much easer and faster to farm.
  • the people who ruled sumer were kings. they were at the top meaning they had lots of power. there were also scribes they were at the top to. scribes were very important. they wrote things. but this was important because they had to memorize 1000 plus symbols. without them stories would be forgotten. the people at the top are kings, priests , and government officials. the middle is the merchants and artisans. and the bottom is slaves.
  • sumairians tried to please their gods in many ways. they made statues and places to worship them. meny beloved they actually lived there.
  • statue 
  • the sumarins made art including paintings architecture and music. they believed the gods would would take care of them in the afterlife if they liked what they made for them. one instrument they used for making music for the gods was the lyre. the lyre looked like a harp.it was very similar. 
  • lyre
  • before the sumerians invented the wheel, they used sledges for farming. this was very difficult for the farmers,. but then someone invented the wheel and then the plow. they also invented the use of the arch that helped buildings be sturdy.
  • the plow
  • the sumariains wrote in tablets. they recorded information about goods exchanged between people.also the first alphabet was established. a cuneiform is a stone tablet. a piccolo graph is picture or a symbol for a word or phrase.
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