bringing water to fields
Found along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, this was the first early river civilization location. It was a curving strip of land that extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf.
A skilled worker.
A temple in Mesopotamia.
Tigris and Euphrates
The rivers that allowed Mesopotamia to grow.
People held different ranks in society depending on what work they did and how much wealth or power they had.
The writing system of the Sumerians.
Complex societies that have cities, organized governments, art, religion, class divisions, and a writing system.
The "land between the rivers."
A group of ancient city-states in southern Mesopotamia.
Boys who became record keepers.
The oldest known story in the world that comes from Sumer.
A long poem that tells the story of a hero.
This was invented by the Sumerians to carry goods and people from place to place.
What the Sumerian number system was based on.
Sumerian invention that made farming easier.
This Sumerian invention replaced muscle power with wind power.
12 month calendar
The Sumerians used the cycles of the moon to invent this.