Table of contents for Mesopotamia / Jane Shuter.

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Contents
Archaeology and Mesopotamia ..................................4
	Rediscovering the Sumerians ...........................6
The importance of writing ........................................8
City-states ..........................................................14
	What was a city like? ....................................18
	Outside the city ...........................................20
Beliefs and burials ................................................22
	Temples ....................................................24
	Burial and the afterlife ..................................26
	Royal tombs ...............................................27
Daily life ...........................................................28
Skilled work .......................................................34
Travel and trade ...................................................38
Archaeology in Modern Iraq ....................................42
Timeline of Mesopotamia .......................................44
Timeline of Mesopotamian Archaeology .........................45
Glossary ............................................................46
Further Reading ........................................................47
Index ................................................................48

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sumerians -- Juvenile literature.