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Abc Of Mesopotamia

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By: Sydney King
ABC OF MESOPOTAMIA
Artifacts are tools and weapons left behind from ancient times.
A: ARTIFACTS
Babylon was one of the most important and famous cities ever in Mesopotamia.
B: BABYLON
Cuneiform was a writing system that only boys could write with. They wrote on wet clay with wax. Cuneiform writing was only for the rich.
C: CUNEIFORM
IN A WORLD OF ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA
I PRESENT TO YOU.....
D: DEITY
A deity is a god or godness.
E: EUPHRATES RIVER
Euphrates River is one of the rivers that separate Mesopotamia from the other river on it's opposite side.
F: FOSSILS
Fossils are traces of animals and plants left behind.
G: GOD
People in Mesopotamia believed that in every ziggurat there was a god who ruled there land.
H: HANGING GARDENS
Hanging Gardens are gardens or plants hanging from a building. A man made the gardens for his wife. The Hanging Gardens are one of the most famous buildings ever in Mesopotamia.
I: IRRIGATION
Irrigation is a water system with cannals and dikes.
J: JEWLRY
Jewlry was an decoration that people would ware. The kings crowns were there jewlry.
K: KING
Kings would rule a ziggurat and they would have people or men to do stuff for them.
L: LUCY
Lucy is a 3 million year old person who is now dead.
M: MAPS
Maps were pretty cool in Mesopotamia because of all the rivers and Fertile Crescent and desert land that were shown there on the maps.
N: NOMADS
Nomads were people who always were looking for food.
O: OFFICALS
Officals were part of the government system in Mesopotamia.
P: PERSIAN EMPIRE
The Persian Empire was a place in Mesopotamia.
Q: QUEEN
Every king was married to a queen.
R: RELIGON
Religon was a type of culture in Mesopotamia.
S: SARGON
Sargon was the first empire. He created the first empire.
T: TERRACOTTA WARRIORS
The terracotta warriors were ferice fighters at war. They were statues too.
U: UR
Ur was a city in Mesopotamia located on the right side of the Tigris River.
V: VILLAGE
In Mesopotamia they had villages in every city- state.
W: WAGON
Wagons helped carrie things easier. They made them with an invention called the wheel.
X: EXTRA WEAPONS
They needed extra weapons in Mesopotamia to fight back easier I think.
Y: YAHVEH
Yahveh was a city in Mesopotamia.
Z: ZIGGURAT
A ziggurat was a large temple that kings lived in.
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Mesopotamia.com
Ancient mesopotamia ducksters.com
Early man.org
My history book
My history notes
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