The Early People
By: Manu, Taylor, and Matthew
-Mohenjo-Daro (largest city), It is located in Modern day Pakistan,
-Kshatriyas were kings, but Brahmins were the learned and were the Kings’ advisors
-Their social structure was based on a caste system that could not be changed.
-Vedism; oldest scriptures of India, were the base of Hinduism; Aryans influenced the Hinduism we know today.
The Pharaoh was considered the leader of the government and the religion.
The Egyptians built pyramids as tombs for their Pharaohs
The scribes were extremely well educated. Their job was to make records of everything that happened.
-The king ruled the capital and appointed other rich aristocrats to rule over various territories.
-Internally specialized government, so the center, or the capital was the main cultural hub of the Xia Dynasty.
-Their art consisted of Erlitou Site which included pottery, bronze technology/weaponry, jades, bone tools.
Relic from the xia dynasty made from bronze
Jade from Erlitou Site
The jade-carving technique used to create this jade was only used in the late Xia, early Shang Dynasties
Pottery from Erlitou Site
-Four all-powerful gods, each town was protected by a god, sing, pray, make sacrifices
-Located in present day Saudi Arabia
-Wrote Cuneiform onto rocks to communicate