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The Question of Identity: Ethnicity, Language, Religion, and Gender

Before Islam:  Mesopotamia

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Investigate identity in Ancient Mesopotamia. Since its mix of various ethnic groups all shared many of the same cultural elements, self-identity in this culture involved aspects of language, religion, gender, and social status.

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The Enheduana Disk

Enheduana was installed by her father Sargon as the high priestess of the moon god Nanna in the city of Ur in Southern Mesopotamia... [IMAGE GALLERY]

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