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Study & Research Ancient Mesopotamia 3300-331 B.C.E.: Communication, Transportation, Exploration

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The Meluhhan Presence. References to Meluhha in texts dating to the third millennium B.C.E. are thought to indicate the region occupied by the Harappan civilization in the Indus Valley of modern Pakistan and India. Meluhha was said to be the source for exotic hardwoods, copper, tin, silver, and carnelian. The presence of certain distinctive objects among the grave goods found in the Royal Tombs at Ur (circa 2500 B.C.E.) is seen as a clear indication of commercial and/or diplomatic contacts between southern Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley. These objects include containers and vessels made from mollusk shells that are indigenous to the Arabian Sea and necklaces and belts strung with long biconical and "etched" carnelian beads. It has even been suggested that the bodies of several women found in the Great Death Pit at Ur were in...

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