Ancient Mesopotamian Jobs

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  • Ancient Mesopotamian Jobs

    1. 1. Ancient Mesopotamian Farming Their was yearly flooding from both the Tigris and Euphrates rivers helped Farmers with the help of irrigation they invented. The area did not supply enough rainfall for crops so irrigation was needed from the river to the gardens.
    2. 2. Ancient Mesopotamian baking• Although an enormous number of names of edible plants, animals, and spices were used to cook even though Mesopotamia was for the most part very dry and hot. the Tigris and the Euphrates irrigated the soil on its banks and produced a lot of very fertile soil that was used to grow many other types of crops.Bread could also be enriched with animal and vegetable fat; milk, butter, and cheese; fruit and fruit juice; and sesame seeds were grown in the gardens of Mesopotamia
    3. 3. Ancient Mesopotamian Weaving• clothing. The evidence of these civilizations clothing remains on sculptures, pottery, and in writings left on tablets and royal tombs. It indicates that a thriving textile or fabric industry existed in early Mesopotamia.wore waist strings or small loincloths that provided barely any coverage. However, later the wraparound skirt was introduced, which hung to the knee or lower and was held up by a thick, rounded belt that tied in the back.
    4. 4. Ancient Mesopotamian potting•Mesopotamians were great potters, and the pottery of the region tells the story of a people who were practical and artistic, they built pots using a variety of methods: coil building, slab building and pinch potting. A potter’s hands are one of the best and most valuable tools. In addition to traditional pottery such as food ware, urns, pots and bowls, the Mesopotamians hand built clay figures, generally of gods and goddesses.

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