The Sumerians moved from the Foothills to the River Valley where the created a complex irrigation system. They had levees to spread the water evenly throughout the many farms and villages. The plow made it easier because of what could pull it, and also the wheel.
Sumerians may have thought the music brought joy to gods and people alike.The lyre was an instrument they used. It was made out of soundbox, and metal strings. Metal workers made jewelry, mirrors, etc.
There were many jobs in Ancient Sumer. The scribe is one of the most important jobs. It is someone who knows how to write. This was important because they can write down important documents. This was also the start of history.
artisans,skilled metalworkers, farmers, merchants, and fishers.
priests, kings, nobles, and government officials.
This is a statue that the Sumerians made to impress the gods. They also built ziggurats, which are temple towers. with stairs that lead up to the roof.
The Sumerians invented the wheel to get places faster and to farm easier. The sledge is a wheeled cart used to farm, or carry people.
The Sumerians invented the first alphabet. They Cuneiform are wedged letters. Pictograph are symbols that stand for an object.