One of the oldest Neolithic cities in the middle east. In the west bank between what is now Israel and Jordon. After Moses died and Joshua took over the story is the walls of this city fell down and was captured by the Israelites.
first civilization located between the Tigris & Eurphrates Rivers in present day Iraq; term means "land between the rivers;" Sumerian culture
Capital city of Egypt and home of the ruling dynasties during the Middle and New Kingdoms. Destroyed by Alexander the great in 335 B. C.
The capital of Egypt when the two kingdoms became one. Narmer ruled from this City which was built on the boarder between the two kingdoms.
The Great Pyramid
The largest and grandest of the pyramids built for King Khufu. One of three still standing in Giza on the west bank of the Nile. Tallest building in the world for 4,000 years. 500 feet tall.
the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa
River in Egypt; gave life to the Egyptian desert; Biannual flooding; longest river in the world (Over 4000 Mi. long) Had cataracts or rapids; provided fertile soil
Well know Neolithic community in present day Turkey. Little of it remains but built mud brick house, places of worship. farmer and hunters.
Assyria empire stretched from the Persian Gulf into the Nile River in Egypt. The capital was on the Tigris River
the chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia
rocky stretches marked by swift currents and rapids
The southern region of ancient Egypt, named so because it was located upriver with the Nile's flow.
The northern region of ancient Egypt, named so because it was located downriver with the Nile's flow.
an ancient country is southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean. The promised land
the current capital of Israel and an ancient city that is holy to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
a civilization near the souther end of the Nile to the red sea. mainly farmers and warriors
River in Mesopotamia; earilest known cities appeared from this river, in modern-day Iraq. Flows through the southern part of the fertile crescent.
a river running through Sumer, Mespotamia, provided resources for the Mespotamians.
Kush capital, a city upstream from Kerma; sacked by Assyrians in 592 BC
center of the kush dynasty from about 250 B.C. to A.D. 150; known for its manufacture of iron weapons and tools.
HARAPPANS Left no records so we do not know mucht of their society or government., Was a large city in the Indus Valley, it is located in present day Pakistan
major city in ancient India (archaeologists referred to as the "City of the Dead") Has a complex irrigation and sewer system.
Indus River Valley
One of India's two major rivers. The Indus empties into the Arabian Sea. The area around this river can be used for farming if the water floods are controlled
The highest mountains in the world; located in the far north region of India. This mountain range separates the Indian subcontinent from the rest of Asia
Hinduism; God called the Destroyer of the Universe - so it could be reborn again
The captial of both the Muryan and Gupta empires