earkiest government were controlled by the temple priests
A large temple located in the centers of Ancient Sumerian cities.
They worshiped there gods in a ziggurat an ancient Mesopotamian temple
it was called a ziggurat
The ziggurat was used as a temple for worship to the gods.
Ziggurats, a pyramid-shaped temple tower.
A ziggurat is a pyramid shaped temple tower that rose above each Sumerian city
Edward Chiera has written: 'Sumerian epics and myths' -- subject(s): Sumerian Mythology, Sumerian language, Sumerian literature, Texts 'Les tablettes Babyloniennes' 'Selected temple accounts from Telloh, Yokha and Drehem' -- subject(s): Texts, Sumerian language, Sumerian Names, Accounting, Akkadian language, Temples 'Lists of personal names from the Temple School of Nippur' 'Sumerian religious texts' -- subject(s): Sumerian language, Texts, Texts and translations 'Lists of Personal Names from the Temple School of Nippur: A Syllabary of Personal Names (Publications of the Babylonian Section : Vol 11-1)' 'Old Babylonian contracts'