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They also grew squash, beans, chili peppers, amaranth, manioc, cacao, cotton for light cloth, and sisal for heavy cloth and rope. Many theories have been put forward, ranging from natural catastrophes (epidemic, earthquake, drought) to warfare. The group rejects this name and its associated legends as pejorative. The army of King Eannatum of Lagash (with pikes and shields) trample on the defeated of Umma. (Source: UCLA Art History.) Sumerian kings sent men out to plunder people in hill country, and they acquired slaves.

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