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The Sumerian King List (The Weld-Blundell Prism) lists a succession of kings and cities from Sumer, which begins with mythical kings, like Gilgamesh, and then goes on to list historical leaders. It is considered a key document in the decipherment of cuneiform. - ca. 2000-1800 BCE (Old Babylonian). Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

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Eridu is an ancient Sumerian city which was long considered the earliest city in southern Mesopotamia, and is still today argued to be the oldest city in the world.Eridu,could mean "mighty place" or "guidance place". In the Sumerian king list, Eridu is named as the city of the first kings.The king list continues:In Eridu, Alulim became king; he ruled for 28800 years.In Sumerian mythology, Eridu was the home of the Abzu temple of the deity Enki.

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This is a Sumerian macehead dating to the Early Dynastic III (2500-2330 B.C.). The macehead is inscribed with archaic Sumerian cuneiform which reads: “Mesalim, Lugal of Kish, builder of the temple of Ningirsu, established this for Ningirsu, Lugal-šag-engur was the Ensi of Lagaš.” King Mesalim of the Third Dynasty of Kish is actually missing from the Sumerian King list but appears in our records as the mediator of a border dispute between the Sumerian city-states of Lagaš and Umma.

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MessageToEagle.com – ‘Epic of Gilgamesh’ is not the first literary source that mentions the name ‘Gilgamesh’, who was the fifth ruler of the dynasty of Uruk and a demigod with superhuman strength that helped him to build the defensive walls of Uruk. According to the Sumerian King List, he ruled the city of Uruk for …

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“…In 5 cities 8 kings; they ruled for 241,200 years. Then the flood swept over…” that is written on the first part of the Sumerian King List. But how is it possible for eight kings to

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Before the Great Flood 8 Kings ruled Earth for 241,200 years. "...In 5 cities 8 kings; they ruled for 241,200 years. Then the flood swept over…" that is written on the first part of the Sumerian King List. But how is it…

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