Mary Leakey and her husband, Louis, were British anthropologists who discovered fossilised remains of human ancestors at Olduvai Orge, Tanzania, eastern Africa.
The Emergence of Civilization
The Fertile Crescent in modern-day Iraq and Syria was the birthplace of agriculture.
Emergence of Civilization:
- Neolithic Agricultural Revolution
- Bronze Age
- cultural diffusion
- Fertile Crescent
- River valley civilizations
- social pyramid
Tutankhamun was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom. This is his burial death mask.
Pharaoh Menkaure of the Fourth Dynasty, accompanied by the goddesses Bat and Hathor. Egyptians worshipped a pantheon of gods.
The Code of Hammurabi is an ancient Babylonian code of law from around 1754 BC.
Archeologist Howard Carter discovered King Tutankhamen's mummy near Luxor, Egypt in 1921.
and Eastern Mediterranean Civilizations
Indo-European & Eastern Mediterranean Civilizations
Assyrian and Persian Civilizations
Assyrian king Ashurbanipal, who enjoyed hunting lions, established one of the first libraries.
Ancient Indian Civilization
An Indian statue of the Buddha dating to the 5th century AD.
India and HinduismBuddhism
Ancient Chinese Civilization
The tomb of Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China, is protected by the Terracotta Army of 6000 statues.
- Silk Road
- Period of Warring States
- Mandate of Heaven
- How did Legalists hope to restore order in society?
- How did Legalists encourage rulers to act?
- Qin Shi Huangdi
UNIT 1: ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS General Key Terms Quizlet
UNIT 1: ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS Religious Key Terms Quizlet