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5325 BCE - 4500 BCE: The Sumerians built their first temple.
5000 BCE - 2000 BCE: Sumerian civilization in the Tigris-Euphrates valley.
5000 BCE: Godin Tepe settled by Sumerians.
3500 BCE: First written evidence of religion in Sumerian cuneiform.
3000 BCE: Sumer civilization in Mesopotamia use gold in jewellery manufacture.
2700 BCE: Hatti people establish trade with the city of Sumer.
2350 BCE: First code of laws by Urukagina, king of Lagash.
2150 BCE - 2000 BCE: The Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh written on clay tablets.
2116 BCE - 2110 BCE: Utchengal's reign over Sumerian and Akkadian cities.
2111 BCE - 2094 BCE: Ur-Nammu's reign, according to middle chronology.
1760 BCE: The Code of Hammurabi: One of the earliest codes of law in the world.
1120 BCE: The Sumerian Enuma Elish (creation story) is written.
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