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Photograph of Tell Brak, Syria

Photograph of Tell Brak, Syria

This photograph shows the mound of Tell Brak in northeastern Syria, which was an early Mesopotamian city that developed at the same time as Uruk. The site is the mound in the distance. In 3500 BCE, as many as 20,000 people lived here.

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