Ur Timeline

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  • c. 5000 BCE
    Sumer inhabited by Ubaid people.
  • c. 4000 BCE
    First settlement of Ur.
  • c. 2600 BCE - c. 2000 BCE
    The Royal Graves of Ur used in Sumer.
  • c. 2330 BCE
  • 2100 BCE
    First ziggurats in Ur, Eridu, Uruk, and Nippur.
  • c. 2055 BCE - 2047 BCE
    Utu Hegel's reign over Sumerian and Akkadian cities.
  • c. 2050 BCE
    The Code of Ur-Nammu (the earliest known code of laws) is written.
  • 2047 BCE - 1750 BCE
    Third dynasty of Ur.
  • 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.
  • c. 2038 BCE
    King Shulgi of Ur builds his great wall in Sumer.
  • 2030 BCE - 1980 BCE
    Ur was reputed to be the largest city in the world.
  • 1750 BCE
    Elam conquers Ur.
  • 1000 BCE
    Chaldeans occupy Ur.
  • 450 BCE
    Ur is no longer inhabited, possibly due to drought or changing river patterns.

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5000 BCE: Sumer inhabited by Ubaid people.
 
4000 BCE: First settlement of Ur.
 
 
2600 BCE - 2000 BCE: The Royal Graves of Ur used in Sumer.
 
 
2330 BCE: Sargon of Akkad sacks Ur.
 
 
2100 BCE: First ziggurats in Ur, Eridu, Uruk, and Nippur.
 
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 - 1750 BCE: Third dynasty of Ur.
 
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.
 
 
2038 BCE: King Shulgi of Ur builds his great wall in Sumer.
 
2030 BCE - 1980 BCE: Ur was reputed to be the largest city in the world.
 
 
1750 BCE: Elam conquers Ur.
 
1000 BCE: Chaldeans occupy Ur.
 
 
450 BCE: Ur is no longer inhabited, possibly due to drought or changing river patterns.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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