Umma

Umma

Umma, Umm al-Aqarib, was an ancient city in Sumer located in Dhi Qar Province in Iraq. There is some scholarly debate about the Sumerian and Akkadian names for this site. Until recently Umma was identified with Tell Jokha, less than 7 km to its northwest.

Site Information

Country: Iraq

District: Dhi Qar Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Third Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Sumer

Later Cultures: Sumer

Site Features: Sumerian Monuments

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