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Sumerians looked to the Heavens as they invented the System of Time… And we still use it today!
The Kudurru (boundary stone) of Kassite King Melishipak I (1186–1172 BC): the king presents his daughter to the Mesopotamian goddess of love, Nanaya. The crescent moon represents the Assyrian-Babylonian gods, including god Sin; the sun symbolizes Shamash, and the star represents the goddess Ishtar.
Sumerians Invented the System of Time 5,000 Years Ago – And We Still Use It Today!