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SUMERWhile researching Sumerian culture I learned many interesting things that I was not aware of before Many little known facts about Sumer will change the way that people feel about other ancient societies Many advances that are not attributed to Sumeria often were pioneered by this advanced culture long before others Most people dont even know much about the origan of the Sumerian culture The people who originally lived in Sumer in 4000 BC were not really Sumerians Sumers original inhabitants were in fact Ubaidians The Ubaidian culture was already quite advanced for that time and had a large variety of unique farming techniques Between 4000 and 3000 BC Sumer was infiltrated by many nomadic tribes This constant movement of peoples caused a cross-fertilization of culture Technology from many different regions were becoming centralized in Sumer So were different theological viewpoints During this millennium the people that we think of as Sumerians moved into Sumer These people originated near the Caspian sea and did not even arrive in Sumer until 3300 BC When these people ended up in Sumer it created the worlds first high civilization All who lived in Sumer were now recognized as Sumerian because Sumerian was the common language Sumer like most early middle-eastern nations was in the fertile crescent These small waterways provided excellant irrigation and transportation Sumer was one of the first large civilizations that had a very developed textile industry Wool sheared from goats and sheep was made into garments The usage of linen was reserved for only high priests and other dignitaries Flax and wool was used for everyone else Farming was also a very predominant industry in this nation All of the mixed culture taught the Sumerians about many different farming methods Sickles and other tools aided in the farming The harvested grain was preserved in granaries and pots This allowed grain to be shipped without spoiling or molding All of the waterways in Sumeria allowed products
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