Mesopotamia

By: Lexie Holloway

Farming

-The Nile River helped the Egyptians by supplying water for the farmers and their families.

-Farmers raised grain, fruit, vegetables, and barn yard animals.

-Mesopotamia was blessed with the yearly flooding from the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.


Technology

People living in Mesopotamia developed a form of writing to record and communicate different types of information.

-With sailboats the Mesopotamians could put nets in the middle of the rivers or canals.


Medicine

-There were two distinct types of professional medical practitioners in ancient Mesopotamia.


Recreation

-Both boxing and wrestling were depicted in art.

-A form of polo may also have been played.