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Günter Dreyer (born 1943) is an Egyptologist
Egyptologist
at the German Archaeological Institute. In southern Egypt, Dreyer discovered records of linen and oil deliveries which have been carbon-dated to between 3300 BCE and 3200 BCE, predating the Dynastic Period. He studied Egyptology, Assyriology, and ancient Near Eastern Archeology at Hamburg University and the Free University of Berlin.[1] In 1998 Dreyer found writing on small ivory labels, he concluded that these challenged the prevailing view that the first people to write were the Sumerians of Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
(modern-day Iraq) sometime before 3000 BCE.[2] External links[edit]

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^ http://isaw.nyu.edu/people/visiting-research-scholars/2010-2011/gunter-dreyer ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/235724.stm

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