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gunning
nebuchadnezzar
king hammurabi
horoscope
astrology
astronomy
nomads
cradle of civilization
calendar
wheel
tigris
irrigation
euphrates
akkadians
cuneiform
plow
stylus
ziggurat
levee
Keystone
sumerians
Bronze
Mesopotamia

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Euphrates
Tigris
wheel
pottery
plow
cuneiform
ziggurat
polytheism
scribe
king
city-state
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River Valley Civilizations Crossword

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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

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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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Mesopotamia Civilization Characteristics Crossword

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river in southwestern Asia that flows through the eastern part of the Fertille Crescent Tigris River
river in southwestern Asia that flows through the southern part of the Fertile Cresent Euphrates River
complex societies; Civilizations
located in presentday Iraq Mesopotamia
fertile region in southwestern Asia that includes region or Mesopotamia Fertile crescent
system of watering crops through use of canals, dams, channels Irrigation
long period of time with out water Drought
city-state in southern part of Mesopotamia Sumer
city-state near Euphrates River, center of trade Babylon
system of writing using wedge shaped, ideas and objects Cuneiform
person who writes Scribe
"mountain of god' or hill of heaven; Ziggurat
belief in many gods or goddesses Polytheism
self governing city, often with surrounding lands and villages City-State
group of many diffrent lands under 1 ruler Empire
king of akkadians, conquered all of Mesopotamia in 2340 B.C. Sargon
king of Babylon;created code of Hammurabi Hammurabi
over 200 laws for people of Babylon Code Of Hammurabi
Empire in north, near Tigris River had fertile valleys that attracted outside invaders so they had to build large armies to defend themselves Assyrians
chaldens king; chaldens controlled mesopotamia from 605-562 B.C. Nebuchadnezzar
skilled crafts person Artisians
group of people who share a similar positions in society Social Class

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Chapter 3: Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword

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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

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Mesopotamia Vocabulary Crossword

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river in southwestern Asia that flows through the eastern part of the Fertile Cresent Tigris River
River in Southwestern Asia that flows through the southern part of the fertile crescent. Euphrates River
Complex Societies, must have cities, organized govt., art, religion, class division Civilizations
Located in the present day Iraq between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers Mesopotamia
Fertile region in southwestern Asia that includes region of Mesopotamia, good soil able to grow crops Fertile Crescent
System of watering Crops through the use of canals, dams, channels that allow farmers to grow enough crops to feed population and get water when needed irrigation
Long period of time without water. Drought
City-State in the southeran part of Mesopotami, invented wheel, writing, irrigation Sumer
City-State near Euphrates River, center of trade, created by King Hammurabi Babylon
System of writing using wedge shaped symbols to represent sounds, ideas ans objects. 1st form of writing cuneiform
Person who writes, usually wealthy boys trained for many years to write scribe
"Mountain of God" or "Hill of Heaven" , large temple located in the centers of ancient Sumerian cities, built to honor Gods Ziggurat
Belief in many Gods and Goddesses polytheism
Self governing city often with surrounding lands and villages City-state
Group of many different lands under 1 ruler Empire
King of Babylon, conquered all of Mesopotamia in 2,340 BCE, created world's first empire which lasted 200 years. sargon
King of Babylon, created code of Hammurabi Hammurabi
Over 200 laws for people in Babylon, listed law and punishment, oldest written laws in the world code of hammurabi
Empire in north, near Tigris River, had fertile valleys that attracted outside invaders, 1st army to use iron tools, collapsed by 612 BC Assyrians
Chaldean King controlled Mesopotamia from 605-562 BC, many of descendents were Babylonian people nebuchadnezzar
Skilled craftperson artisan
Group of people with a similar position in society social class

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Mesopotamia Word Search

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Revolution
Mesopotamia
City-State
Sumer
Diaspora
Agrculture
Ziggurat
Euphrates River
Tigris River
Fertile Cresent
Slaves
Laws
Revenge
Empire
Hammurabi

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Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword

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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

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World History Crossword Puzzle

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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

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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
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surplus
Tigris
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