> Shuruppak was excavated and a clay layer was found and dated by
> archaeologists at about 2900 BC. After the king lists end with either
> or Ziusudra they say: "Then the flood swept thereover. After the flood
> thereover, kingship was restored in Kish."
> Langdon and Watelin excavated Kish in 1928-29. They dated the bottom
> which amounted to about one foot in thickness to 3300 BC. The thickest
> at Kish was at a higher level, and assigned a similar date to a thinner
> found at Ur - 2700 BC.
> Nimrod was king in Erech, the Sumerian Uruk. Uruk was excavated, and a
> layer there was also dated between 2900 and 2800 BC. A clay layer was
> at Lagash dated to 2900 BC.
Wouldn't these clay layers indicate a very low energy depositional
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