Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia Illustration

Ancient Mesopotamia for Kids
Daily Life

The people of ancient Sumer were divided into four main classes of people - the priests, the upper class, the lower class, and the slaves.  Other then the slaves, who were captives of other cities and tribes, the people of Sumer lived their lives a lot alike.  Class distinctions were generally in the quality of clothing and jewelry one wore.  Priests were an exception.  They shaved their heads and wore different types of jewelry.

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