Mesopotamian Travel

Mesopotamia aka '' the land between the rivers''

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Sumer

1. They were developed between the Tigris and Euphrates

2.They have leather works

3. They were divided politically into city-states

4. Their foundations are made of sunbaked bricks

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Akkadia

1. They became known for their beautiful three dimensional sculptures

2. Craftspeople carved relief sculptures on stone

3. The Akkadians have their own language

4. They over-ruled the Sumerians

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Babylonia

1. A small city state in the central Mesopotamia

2. The Babylonians weaved clothing

3. The Babylonian Empire developed along the Euphrates river

4. There are historical poems still there today

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Assyria

1. The statue of a winged bull still stands in their empire

2. They have canals flowing through their empire

3. They are known for their two dimensional sculpture

4. The Assyrians used ivory for thrones

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Chaldea/Neo-Babylon

1. From 605 to 562 B.C.E Nebuchadrezzar rebuilt the city's ziggurat

2. Nebuchadrezzar decorated his palace with a garden known as the Hanging Gardens of Babylon

3. Babylonians were skilled in mathematics

4. They made discoveries that led to the 60 minutes and 7 days a week

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