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4500 BCE: First walled cities. Uruk in Mesopotamia first city.
 
4500 BCE: The City of Uruk founded.
 
4100 BCE - 2900 BCE: Uruk Period in Mesopotamia. First cities.
 
4100 BCE - 2900 BCE: Uruk Period in Sumer.
 
 
4000 BCE: Creation at Uruk of first mass-produced bowls.
 
 
3600 BCE: Invention of writing in Sumer at Uruk.
 
 
2600 BCE: Uruk ruled by Gilgamesh for 126 years according to the Sumerian King List.
 
 
2100 BCE: First ziggurats in Ur, Eridu, Uruk, and Nippur.
 
 
2100 BCE: The Reign of Utu-Hegal at Uruk in Sumer and creation of Sumerian King List.
 
 
2047 BCE - 1750 BCE: The Ur III Period in Sumer. Great Wall of Uruk still standing.
 
2000 BCE - 150 BCE: Temple of Anu in Uruk in constant use.
 
 
1787 BCE: Hammurabi of Babylon conquers Uruk and Isin.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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