Weapon, tool, or other item made by humans
The trace or imprint of a plant or animal that has been preserved in rock
King of Babylon; reigned 1792-1750 b.c.; transformed Babylon from a small city-state into a large, powerful state. He also united Mesopotamia under one rule; Called himself "Strong King of Babel"
Long poem that tells about legendary or heroic deeds
Record keepers who held honored positions in society, often going on to become judges and political leaders
Sumerian system of writing made up of wedge-shaped markings
Group of territories or nations under a single ruler or government
The world's oldest story is written about him; A hero and king who travels around the world with a friend and performs great deeds. When his friend dies, he searches for a way to live forever - which is possible only for gods
To tame animals an plants for human use
Chaldean King; controlled all of Mesopotamia from 605 B.C. to 562 B.C.; built the Hanging Gardens to please his wife
Person who regularly moves from place to place
Passing naturally from parent to child
Method of bringing water to a field from another place to water crops
Means "mountain of god" or "hill of heaven"; a grand temple that dominated the city
"Old Stone Age"; means "old stone" in the Greek language; began roughly 2.5 million years ago and lasted until around 8000 B.C.