Women in Ancient Mesopotamia Illustration

Ancient Mesopotamia for Kids
Women

 
 

In ancient Mesopotamia, women were not considered equal to men. They had some rights but not all rights. Women could freely go out of their homes and go to the market.  They were allowed to own property. They could start a business. They could become involved in court cases. They could learn to read and write. They could get a paid job. But they were not allowed a vote in the assembly, so they had no voice in making laws.

Women in Ancient Mesopotamia

The Role of Women in Ancient Mesopotamia

Women in Ancient Mesopotamia

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