Type
Crossword
Description

professional writer scribe
an accomplishment achievement
A creation that helps society and the environment technology
attitudes and behavior that functions a group cultural values
change in form or appearance transformation
design and practice of constructing buildings architecture
the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities infrastructure
the original or someone who had firsthand experience primary source
any source that was made after the event has passed secondary source
written language made by the sumerians cuneiform
the written language made by the egyptians hieroglyphics
a political unit made out of the city and the surrounding the countryside city state

Mesopotamia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Fertile farmland Fertile Crescent
The Land between the Tigris and Euphrates River Mesopotamia
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks Silt
A way of supplying water to an area of land Irrigation
Human Made waterways Canals
Having more than needed Surplus
An arrangement where each worker specializes in a particular job Division of labor
The world's first civilization Sumer
Countryside areas Rural
City areas Urban
Consists of a city and the countryside around it City-State
Legendary figure in Sumerian literature Gilgamesh
Akkadian emperor and first to have a permanent army Sargon
Land with different territories and peoples under a single rule Empire
The worship of many gods Polytheism
Division of society by rank or class Social Hierarchy
First known female writer in history Enheduanna
World's first system of writing Cuneiform
Picture symbols Pictograph
Writer Scribe
Long poems that tell the stories of heroes Epics
Invention used to spin clay into bowls Wheel
Math system that divides a circle into 360 degrees Base Number 60
Ingredients like plants, animals, and minerals used to create healing drugs Sumerian Medicine
The science of building Architecture
Pyramid shaped temple tower Ziggurat
Stone cylinders engraved with designs; Sumer's most famous works of art Cylinder Seals
Stringed Instrument Lyre
Ruler of a kingdom or empire Monarchy
Ruler of the Babylonian empire Hammurabi
A set of 282 laws that ruled almost every aspect of daily life Hammurabi's Code
Mastered Iron working and making weapons, used chariots. In present day Turkey Hittites
A wheeled, horde-drawn cart that was used in battle Chariot
Took over Hittites by using an assassin and ruled for almost 400 years Kassites
Fierce in battle; Ruled empire with local leaders to enforce taxes and laws Assyrians
Destroyed Nineveh, Created a calendar, the center of Astronomy Chaldeans
Most famous Chaldean king Nebuchadnezzar
Trees and flowers that grew on the roofs and terraces of Nebuchadnezzar's palace Hanging Gardens
Traders from present day Lebanon; Created purple dye, the alphabet, colonies, and were expert sailors Phoenicia
A set of letters that can be combined to form words Alphabet

Paleolithic/Neolithic Crossward Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Ancient Egyptian writing Hieroglyph
What did ancient egyptians write on. Papyrus
A city-state in Mesopotamia Babylon
An ancient sumerian temple Ziggurat
Family of related languages Cuneiform
Lived in Mesopotamia Sumerians
Also known as a hunter-gatherer Foragers
When early humans went from being nomads to farmers Agriculture Revoluion
Old Stone Age Paleolithic
Neolithic New stone age
an object made by a human being, typically an item of cultural or historical interest Artifact
Large structures made by egyptians Pyramid
Dead bodies wrapped and preserved Mummy
Places that are too small to be a state but have different customs City State
Writer or a person who writes Scribe
Indus River Valley Harappa
Important city state Mohenjo Daro
King of Egypt Pharaoh
the stage of human social development and organization that is considered most advanced. Civilization

Ancient Civilizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The river that flows through Ancient Egypt nile
The river that flows through Ancient India indus
The rivers that flow through Ancient Mesopotamia TigrisandEuphrates
The river that flows through Ancient China HuangHe
Means "land between two rivers" Mesopotamia
The large Middle East region where many prosperous civilizations used the rich soil for agriculture FertileCrescent
Skilled workers, like a carpenter or brick maker artisans
People who trade goods merchants
A large Sumerian temple used for religious worship ziggurat
Wedge-shaped writing used in Mesopotamia cuneiform
An independent city that has its own ruler, government, and name city-state
Nickname for river valleys Cradle of Civilization
Ancient Egyptian writing that uses symbols in lines hieroglyphics
The leader of Egypt who was also considered a god pharaoh
levels of people in society; wealth often = power socialclass
civilizations in Mesopotamia where city-states organized similar cultures Sumerian
The type of government that is led by religious leaders theocracy
The belief in only one god monotheism
The belief in more than one god polytheism
The list of religious and moral guidelines followed by the Hebrews tencommandments
The religion followed by the Hebrews judaism
The list of harsh laws and punishments used in Babylon in Mesopotamia hammurabiscode
The father of Judaism abraham
An artisan who has learned to write and read scribe
The Chinese belief that dead ancestors in heaven approve of their leaders MandateofHeaven
Family of rulers dynasty
Way of life culture
Complex culture civilization
Political system government
King or Queen; power by birth Monarch
cause of civilization agriculture
1st effect of civilization populationincrease
2nd effect of civilization specialization
3rd effect of civilization cities
Process of drying a dead body mummification
Tomb for Pharaohs pyramid
Rigid social class structure in India; born into & stay castesystem
Ancient trade route silkroad
Rich upper class aristocracy
Protection greatwall

River Valley Civilizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers mesopotamia
the second step in civilization cities
belief in many gods polytheism
king of Mesopotamia with famous law code Hammurabi
Egypt's river Nile
Egyptian kings are called Pharaoh
built in Egypt as tombs for rulers Pyramids
river valley civilization in India Indusvalley
pyramids in Mesopotamia ziggurats
first writing cuneiform
writing in Egypt hieroglyphics
canals used to water crops irrigation
river on which Ancient China developped HuangHe
right to rule given by god to Chinese rulers Mandateofheaven
major food source for the Olmecs maize
symbols that represent sound alphabet

Ancient Egypt Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The world's largest river, which flows northward through east africa into the Mediterranean nile river
The flat fan-shaped land made of silt deposited at the mouth of the river. delta
The watering of a dry land by means of a canals and pipes. irrigation
The northern part of a ancient Egypt. lower egypt
The southern part of Egypt. upper egypt
The joining of a separate parts such as into one. unification
The title used by the rulers of ancient Egypt. pharaoh
The way people manage their money and resources for the protection of goods and services ecomcy
The ancient Egyptians system of writing that used symbols to stand for objects ideas and sounds hieroglyphics
A professional writer who kept records and copies letters and official documents scribes
A kind of paper made from from papyrus , a reed plant growing along the Nile river that the ancient Egypt used for writing papyrus
King of upper Egypt who united upper and lower Egypt Menes
Egyptian pharaoh who built the great pyramid Khufu
Capital of egypt old kingdom located on the nile near present day cair Memphis
An ancient city in upper Egypt that became the capital of the new kingdom. Thebes

Construction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham have one Airport
Used to get from A to B Roads
Used to carry goods and people Transport
Large ships dock here Ports
An artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats or ships inland Canal
A built-up area with a name Town
A track made of steel rails which trains run along Railway
The basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g buildings, roads, power supplies) needed for the operation of society. Infrastructure
A large town City
An enclosed area of water in a port for loading, unloading, and repair of ships Docks
A building for human habitation. Houses
To change an area of a town buy replacing old buildings, roads, etc. redevelopment
Having paid work Employment
A building used as a place of business for non - manual work. Office
A dual - carriageway road designed for fast traffic Motorway

Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

collection of Babylonian Laws Hammurabi's Code
territories and people under one ruler empire
extremem hunger from lack of food famine
belief in one god monotheism
belief in many gods polytheism
type of writing with wedges and curves carved in clay cuneiform
a person who writes down information scribe
community with its own seperate governmane city-state
an amount more than what is needed surplus
soil that is carried down river and settles in the bottom of the river silt
area between the tigris river and euphrates river fertilecresecent
creation of waterways to carry water to crops irrigation
buying, selling, or exchanging goods trade
period when men made weapons and tools from a mixture of copper and tin bronzeage
person who studies prehistoric people and their cultures archaelogist
dwelling place for the gods ziggurat
farming including growing crops and lraising livestock agriculture
society with cities, government, workers, social classes civilization

World History Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

They're people that move one place to another. Nomads
People that collect plants. Gathering
Animals that are use for traveling, hunting, and food source. Domestication
The Age started in 3000 B.C. Bronze
Sumer that is modern. Iraq
Ditches that transport water from one place to another. Irrigation
It is professional record of writing. Scribes
Is a system that stable societies/complex cultures. Class
They cut trees/grasses and burn them. Slash and Burn
It's when they focus in one thing/job. Specialization
This Age is when Ice Age is still occurring. Paleolithic
Ancient clay tablets. Stylus
It increase in fishing, small game , and gathering. Extinct
This Age is when Ice Age ended. Neolithic
3000 B.C. Sumerian scribes invent...... Cuneiform
Develops C. 7000 B.C. Agriculture
River that is (southern Iraq ). Euphrates
It is (mountain of god). Ziggurat
It is trading goods/services without money. Barter
It is extra food. Surplus

Chapter 3: Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Mesopotamian River Tigris
Causes the river to drop drought
Mesopotamian building material mud
A city and nearby farmlands (2 words) citystate
Professional record keeper scribe
Flat by the river floodplain
Having more than is needed surplus
Surplus traded by Mesopotamia grain
Symbol used in picture writing pictograph
Advanced form of culture civilization
Invention that made wagons possible wheel
Wedge shaped writing cuneiform
Reed used for writing stylus
sumerian temple Ziggarut
Replaced priests as Sumerian ruler king
Mixing of copper and tin Bronze
First important farming tool used to break soil plow

Ancient Egypt Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

writing system hieroglyphs
The longest river in the world Nile River
Many historians consider Menes to be Egypt's first ____________ pharaoh
People from rich and powerful families are called __________ nobles
Who was the most famous pharaoh of the Old Kingdom? Khufu
Specially treated bodies wrapped in cloth mummies
The momuments used to bury their rulers were called _______ pyramids
Statues with bodies of lions and heads of other animals or humans sphinx
Long-lasting paper like material made from reeds papyrus
Continent of Egypt Africa
The god of the underworld Osiris
Life after death afterlife
One ruler who worked to increase Egyptian trade Queen Hatshepsut
Scribes and ___________wrote and produced goods craftspeople
A mummy was kept in a case called a ___________ sarcophagus
The earth god Geb
Most egyptians were farmers, servants, or ________ slaves
People of wealth and power elite
The period during which Egypt reached the height of its power and glory New Kingdown
After the wars of the Middle Kingdom, Egypt created a professional ______ army