Kubau and Zababa — Cradle of Civilization

Kubau The Third Dynasty of Kish is unique in that it begins with a woman, previously a tavern keeper, Kubau (Sumerian: Kug-Bau), as “king”. She is the only queen on the Sumerian King List, which states she reigned for 100 years – roughly in the Early Dynastic III period (ca. 2500-2330 BC) of Sumerian history. Before becoming monarch, the king list […]

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