describe the main characteristic of the city of Ur.[In points plzz]

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Ur was a major city of the ancient Mesopotamian civilization. It was founded around 3800 BC and survived till about  the 5th century BC. The major characteristics of the city were

1. It was divided into neighbourhoods with merchants living in in one quarter and artisans in another.
2. It had streets, both wide and narrow, and open spaces for public gatherings.
3. Archaeologists have found many structures in the city for water resource management and flood control.
4. Houses in the city were constructed of mudbricks and mud plaster.
5. The city was protected by ramparts that were 8 metres high and about 25 metres wide.


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