Visual Timeline: Ur-Nammu

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2055 BCE - 2047 BCE: Utu Hegel's reign over Sumerian and Akkadian cities.
 
2050 BCE: The Code of Ur-Nammu (the earliest known code of laws) is written.
 
2047 BCE - 2030 BCE: Ur-Nammu's reign over Sumer.
 
 
2047 BCE - 1750 BCE: The Ur III Period in Sumer, known as the Sumerian Renaissance.
 
 
2030 BCE: The Gutians rise again against Sumer. Ur-Nammu killed in battle.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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