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This being the case, unless the Hebrews and Sumerians forgot how to build sea faring vessels after the flood, I would say that the story of Noah is not a Hebrew or Sumerian story in origin, but one they acquired from someone else.
That's not really true...the world is full of Flood stories and I only use the name Phoenician because it was made popular by the Greeks. Who called them that, they never called themselves that. My use of it shouldn't suggest that I think they were called that in 3000 b.c., when no Greeks existed, as we remember them.
Another reason I don't think the flood story is native to the Sumerians is because when the flood came it took the occupants of the ark somewhere else, the Sumerians who told the story hadn't gone anywhere. they lived in the same place and cities they always lived in.
The Phoenicians are known for creating our alphabet.
Apparently they perfected and exported throughout the western world what Sumerians are generally given credit for first using.
As it is known that the Ubaid had a written language.....
......it is likely to me that it was the Phoenicians/Ubaid who taught the Sumerians how to use the written word along with the concept of literature by sharing their stories with them.