Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Sumer': Akkadian language Civilization Iraq Mesopotamia Shinar Sumerian language Cradle of civilization 2nd millennium BC 3rd millennium BC 4th millennium BC 6th millennium BC Babylonia Eridu Ubaid period Uruk period Cuneiform script Wheel History of agriculture Euphrates Irrigation Monocropping Persian Gulf Shatt al-Arab Tigris Nomad Sedentism Division of labour History of writing Akkadian Empire Semitic City-state ENSI Lugal Al Muthanna Governorate Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate Babil Governorate Baghdad Basra Governorate Dhi Qar Governorate Diyala Governorate Sumerian King List Wasit Governorate Amorite Gutian dynasty of Sumer Third Dynasty of Ur Isin Bronze Age Copper Age Gilgamesh Jemdet Nasr