Women in ancient Mesopotamia were not equal to men,
but they did have many rights.
Women could freely go to the marketplace, buy and
sell goods, handle legal issues, own property, and start their own
Upper class women, like members of the royal family
and those who gave their life to the temple as priestesses, could learn
how to read and write. Some women even had jobs running parts of the
town or jobs in city government.
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