Sumerology


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Sumerology

the study of the language, history, and archaeology of the Sumerians. — Sumerologist, n.
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Noun1.Sumerology - the archeology of ancient Sumerians
archaeology, archeology - the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
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The 23 papers in this volume celebrate both Civil's 90th birthday and the 90th anniversary of Sumerology emerging as a distinct field within Assyriology and Ancient Near East studies.
Later, when he proclaimed the Republic in 1923, following a military victory won over the occupying Allied powers, he initiated the opening of the Faculty of Language, Geography and History in Ankara, where young people could study archaeology, Hittitology and Sumerology.