Sunday, July 21, 2024

The Ancients

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I am the Fourth Sibling of Clutch 144. I currently live in the Band and my passion is ancient history. I grew up in the Eastern Utopias.

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  Junco has instructed me to bring this blog back under the control of the ladies, since the men seem to be adding a little too much of their own “humor” lately. We’ve heard enough about bam-peep and rock-crawlers. Am I right?   For this historical look at the ancients, I’ve chosen one of my favorite cylinder seals. This piece comes from the Ass...
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I hope you are as excited to learn more about the ancient avian history as I am to teach it! Today we begin with a look at the earliest periods of cylinder seal creation. We will cover the Protoliterate Period (before 3000 BC) and the three Early Dynastic periods (3000 BC to 2400 BC) The Protoliterate Period, also called the Ukuk period, describes...
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The people of ancient Mesopotamia, which is Western Asia (think Iraq), are thought to have created the earliest forms of writing. One of the most common artifacts found from this period is the cylinder seal. These are small, cylinder-shaped objects engraved with designs around their perimeter. They were used, we believe, as a security method, much ...
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