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Ur of the Chaldees

Thoughts on Antiquity has posted that apparently a large number of Sumerian tablets have been found in Ur (yes, where Abraham is from). Iraq is of great importance for Biblical studies. Previously discovered Sumerian tablets have influenced much of what we know about the Biblical world and one can see both here and here some examples of their importance. It isn’t entirely clear what was discovered, but the tablets number in the hundreds and possibly more.

One Response to “Ur of the Chaldees”

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    Menachem Mendel:

    way cool. I guess this stupid war was good for something.
    jdub | 03.29.06 – 5:13 pm | #

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