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Mesopotamia Crossword

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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

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Sumer Crossword

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Fine particles of fertile soil Silt
A system of bringing water to dry land with ditches, streams or pipes Irrigation
The belief in many gods Polytheism
A city that governs itself and the surrounding areas Citystate
A pyramid shaped structure with a temple on top; A Sumerian temple ZIggurat
A system of writing invented by the Sumerians that uses wedge-shaped marks in clay Cuneiform
An official record keeper Scribe
A type of government run by a king Monarchy
The first civilization to develop in Mesopotamia Sumer
The land between the rivers Mesopotamia

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Mesopotamia Puzzle Crossword

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One of the ancient leaders Hammurabi
A group of people that are alike Social class
The disersuon of something that was original located Disapora
A rectangular temple Ziggurat
Make fit for cultivation and service to humans Domesticate
Site of summerian civilization Summer
A state that governs itself City state
Wedged shape script Cuneiform
To belive in more than one god Polytheism
To belive in one god Monotheism
A barrier to contain flow of water Dike
A river that represents Mesopotamia Tigris
A ancient kingdom Babylonian
Fourth son of Jacob Judah
An ancient kingdom present day iraq Assyria
River in southeastern asia Euphrates
A moon shaped Crescent
Shortage of food Famine
An agreement between God and his people Covent
A large stream of water River

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Ancient Civilizations Word Search

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Pottery
Tomb
Temples
Hieroglyphics
Cuniform
Persian
Etruscan
Assyrian
Nubia
Carpathia
Hittites
Khmer
Indus Valley
Minoan
Greece
Rome
Babylonia
Akkadian
Japan
Korea
China
Olmec
Aztec
Inca
Maya
Sumer
Egypt

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Ancient Civilization Word Search

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numbers
gods
bricks
pigs
goats
middle class
metals
timber
barley
wheat
scribe
cuneiform
ziggurat
irrigation
polytheism
silt
floods
sheep
farming
city state
Euphrates
Tigris

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Crossword puzzles

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A writing system in Mesopotamia Cuneiform
The river above the Euphrates Tigris.
The River beneath the Tigris Euphrates
Forms of independent place City-state
First leader in Mesopotamia Priests
To be a ruler passed down by blood line Dynasty
Believe in more than one god. Polytheism
states or countries under a single supreme ruler Empire
Of Akkad Sargon
He has 282 set of laws Hammurabi
The longest river in egypt Nile
The three pyramids built in Egypt in the old kingdom Giza
The Direction that the Nile flows North
Was an Egyptian pharaoh King narmer
They too were also looked as gods Pharaohs
Priest ruled in the name of god Theocracy
Sun god Re
Egyptian writing system hieroglyphics
What Egyptians wrote on Papyrus

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Ancient Mesopotamia Word Search

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alphabet
architecture
canals
chariot
citystate
civilization
cuneiform
divisionoflabor
empire
epics
Euphrates
fertilecrescent
Gilgamesh
HammurabisCode
irrigation
Mesopotamia
monarch
Nebuchadnezzar
pictographs
polytheism
priests
rural
Sargon
scribe
silt
socialhierarchy
surplus
Tigris
urban
ziggurat

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crossword puzzle

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system of writing cuneiform
river located in southwest asia Tigris
river located in southwest asia euphrates
independent political unit city-states
first leaders in mesopotamia priests
family within rulers dynasty
the belief in one god polytheism
large area under the control of one ruler empire
creator of first empire Sargon
282 laws hammurabi
river that flows northward nile
sight of the three pyramids built during the old kingdom giza
direction the nile flows north
a king that united egypt narmer
viewed as god-kings pharaohs
government rule based on religious authority theocracy
sun god (main creator) re
sacred carving hieroglyphics
paperlike sheet made out of plant papyrus
a stone in which was used as a code breaker rosetta
flows eastward ganges
flows southwest indus
yellow river huang he
Yangtze River chang jiang
a plain in north china between huang he and chang jiang Plain
first Chinese dynasty xia
first dynasty to leave written records shang
viewed outsiders as inferior middle kingdom
just a ruler had divine approval mandate of heaven
kings give land to nobles in exchange for tribute feudalism

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Ancient Civilizations Word Search

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advanced cities
Epic of Gilgamesh
Buddhism
dynasty
law code
Tigris and Euphrates
hieroglyphics
Nile River
monotheistic
Hammurabi
irrigation
polytheistic
cuneiform
Hinduism
sargon
city state
Mesopotamia

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Liz's world history puzzle Crossword

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A system of writing first developed by the ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia Cuneiform
The eastern member of two great rivers that define Mesopotamia Tigris
It's the longest and one of the most historically important rivers of wester Asia along with Tigris Euphrates
Independent political unit City-state
Who were the first leaders in Mesopotamia? Priests
A sequence of rulers from the same family Dynasty
The belief in or worship of more than one God Polytheism
Large area ruled by one person Empire
of Akkad Sargon
6th king of the first Babylonian dynasty Hammurabi
North-flowing river in northeastern Africa Nile
Sight of the three pyramids built during the old kingdom Giza
Direction the nile flows North
An ancient Egyptian King of the early dynastic period Narmer
A ruler in Ancient Greece Pharaoh
A system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god Theocracy
A formal writing system used by ancients Greeks Hieroglyphics
A kind of flower in Egypt Papyrus
A stone found in 1799 Rosetta
A river in Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh Ganges
South flowing river in South Asia Indus
English yellow river Huanghe
Longest river in Asia and third longest in the world Changjiang
North China Plain
First Chinese dynasty Xia
Recorded history in China begins with the.....dynasty Shang
Also known as the period of reunification Middlekingdom
An ancient Chinese belief/theory that heaven granted emperors the right to rule based ability to govern Mandateofheaven
The dominant social system in mideival europe Feudalism

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