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...daily beer rations for workers. Beer is represented by an upright jar with a pointed base. The symbol for portions is a human head eating from a bowl. The round and semicircular impressions represent the measurements. All the signs were produced by a cut. The Image shows how Money, laws, trade, employment were used in early writing that changes the nature of state control and state power like bureaucratic and economic. Most of the early tablets came from Uruk which was one of the large rich city-states of Mesopotamia that had grown too big and too complex for anyone to be able to run them. That’s why they created this to give information out by words. This shows how clay was important from the banks of the Euphrates and the Tigris that provided many purposes, from building cities to making pots, or the tablet which was for giving a quick and easy surface to write on.
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