Achievement: Ziggurat- Ziggurat were building where they would go worship their gods and do their religion.

Why Still Important?: Ziggurat are like a form of what have today to worship which is called a church. Ziggurats built one of the first place for relgion without that we might have not have what we called today 'Churches.'

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Achievement: Writing- Writing was based on pictographs Pictographs were used for to communicate about crops and taxes. Over thousands of years Mesopotamia used clay tablets to write date on, trade, astronomy and literature.

Why Still Important?: One of the first writing base, without maybe would not come over with paper, calenders, and other writing techniques.

Games (Fun Things)

Games-At ancient sites in the Near East, archaeologists have excavated board games consisting of playing boards and various objects that were thrown or moved. At Ur the dice were tetrahedrons. Their faces were not marked, but each die had its vertices shaved flat, with two of the four corners decorated or inlaid in some way to make them stand out. When rolled, each die had a fifty-fifty chance of coming up "marked" or "unmarked."

Why Still Important?: Invited on of the first dice and we got some of our games from of what games we have and play today that use dice to play that certain game. Without we could be bored and not entertained.


Farming/Planting- The Nile river helped with farming and aquaculture in Egypt helped by providing slit whenever there was a flood. The Egyptians would plant and grow vegetables and fruits. Gave them food and water to eat and drink off of and also the beginning of civilization.

Why Still Important?: We know we can plant things out of ground and will grow. Impacts today on the food we grow to feed the world.


Medicine- Medical healers existed from the middle of the 3rd millennium. In line with the strong theocratic state culture, healers were closely integrated with the powerful priestly fraternity, and were essentially of three main kinds: barû (seers) who were experts in divination, âshipu (exorcists), and asû (healing priests) who tended directly to the sick. All illness was accepted as sent by gods, demons and other evil spirits, either as retribution for sins or as malevolent visitations. Treatment revolved around identification of the offending supernatural power, appeasement of the angry gods, for example by offering amulets or incantations, exorcism of evil spirits, as well as a measure of empirical therapy aimed against certain recognised symptom complexes. Medical practice was rigidly codified, starting with Hammurabi's Code in the 18th century BC and persisting to the late 1st millennium BC. Used herbs to help healing.

Why Still Important?: over the year we have evolved from their medicine and their techniques and we have more advance we evolved from their medicine techniques.