Who was the first person to decipher cuneiform
Henry Creswike Rawlinson
What is the oldest written language in existence?
What did they write on when writing cuneiform?
What did they write with when writing cuneiform?
a wedge shaped stylus
Who kept records of trade, record laws, and drew up contracts?
What are bullas?
shapes that had their own meaning values
What were seals for?
identifying a person/signature
What does pictographs mean?
Where was Babylon located?
Bagdad; Near the Euphrates river.
Who made Hammurabi's Code
the world's first system of writing
long poems that tell the stories of heroes
a pyramid shaped tower
How many laws were in Hammurabi's Code
Did class matter in Hammurabi's Code
What people made the chariot?
What people were good at ironworking
What people had an organized army
Who destroyed the Assyrians
Who was the king of the Chaldeans?
What culture did the Chaldeans admire?
What people used boats the most?
What tree was Phoenicia famous for?
What color was the ink that the Phoenicians traded?
What present day country is Phoenicia in?
Who invented the alphabet?
a set of letters that can be combined to from words