In ancient times, the geographic area located between the Tigris and the Euphrates Rivers. Now, in modern times, where Iraq is.
An area in the southern part of Mesopotamia where cities first appeared
an early city that was like a small, independent country with its own laws and government.
ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water
a means of supplying land with water
the easternmost river within the fertile crescent
the western most of Mesopotamia's twin rivers
a large piece of flat land
The people who came from the region of Sumer.
a wall of earth built to prevent a river from flooding its banks
the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
excess water storage
long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
very fine mud that could clog canals and spoil irrigation systems
violence, usually leading to death
an ancient upright stone slab bearing markings