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    World History Timeline
  World History Timeline
For more specific timelines: go to African Timeline, American Timeline, Asian Timeline, European Timeline, Pacific Timeline...
 
    Metropolitan Museum of Arts Timeline
  Metropolitan Museum of Arts Timeline
Overview of the history of art as illustrated and represented in the Museum's collection...
 
    The Clovis Culture, America
  The Clovis Culture, America
The Clovis culture (sometimes referred to as the Llano culture) is a prehistoric Paleo-Indian culture, named after distinct stone tools that were found at sites near Clovis, New Mexico, in the 1920s and 1930s. The Clovis culture appears around 11,500...
 
    Classical Myth : The Ancient Sources
  Classical Myth : The Ancient Sources
This site is designed to draw together the ancient texts and images available on the Web concerning the major figures of Greek and Roman mythology. We were most interested in bringing together the ancient sources and illustrations, but have included...
 
    Ancient Architects of the Mississippi
  Ancient Architects of the Mississippi
Ancient Architects of the Mississippi were Native American travelers, traders, farmers, and religious folks. The native cultures built mounds and thrived in towns along the Mississippi. The Mississippi and its tributaries, major highways of comme...
 
    Egyptian Hieroglyphs
  Egyptian Hieroglyphs
Egyptian hieroglyphs was a formal writing system used by the ancient Egyptians that contained a combination of logographic and alphabetic elements. Egyptians used cursive hieroglyphs for religious literature on papyrus and wood. Less formal variatio...
 
    Ancient Indus Chronology
  Ancient Indus Chronology
Around the Indus in 90 Slides 2: Ancient Civilizations Timeline. Modern archaeological excavations at the ancient Indus city of Harappa in Punjab, Pakistan have been going on since 1986. They are being conducted by HARP, the Harappa Archaeological Re...
 
    AncientScripts.com: Timeline
  AncientScripts.com: Timeline
The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Writing Systems defines a writing system as 'a set of visible or tactile signs used to represent units of language in a systematic way'. In past centuries, scientists had used writing as one of the 'signs' of civilizati...
 
    History of the Middle East, Timeline
  History of the Middle East, Timeline
Timeline from 3500 BC : Semitic clans in the Arabian peninsula, responding to pressures of over population in a region with limited resources, began migrating northward out of the area. They split up in the Sinai. One branch moved up the Nile Valley...
 
    Cuneiform Script
  Cuneiform Script
Cuneiform script is the earliest known writing system in the world. Cuneiform writing emerged in the Sumerian civilization of southern Iraq around the 34th century BC during the middle Uruk period, beginning as a pictographic system of writing. Cun...
 
    Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar
  Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar
The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar is a non-repeating, vigesimal (base-20) and base-18 calendar used by several Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures, most notably the Maya. For this reason, it is sometimes known as the Maya (or Mayan) Long Count cal...
 
    Narmer, 1st King of all Egypt
  Narmer, 1st King of all Egypt
Narmer was an Egyptian Pharaoh who ruled in the 31st century BC. Thought to be the successor to the predynastic Scorpion and/or Ka, he is considered by some to be the founder of the First dynasty, and therefore the first king of all Egypt. There is a...
 
    Fu Xi or Fu Hsi, 1st of the Three Emperors
  Fu Xi or Fu Hsi, 1st of the Three Emperors
Fu Xi or Fu Hsi of the San Huang Dynasty, was the first of the mythical Three Sovereigns of ancient China. He is a culture hero reputed to be the inventor of writing, fishing, and trapping. The Yi Jing (or Zhou Yi; Wade-Giles I Ching) is attribute...
 
    The First Pyramids Built
  The First Pyramids Built
The first pyramid was the Step Pyramid at Saqqara, built for King Zoser in 2750 BC. This first application of large scale technology, however, is often attributed to Imhotep, the architect of the Step Pyramid. He was not a pharaoh, but was the Direct...
 
    Huang Di, One of the Five Emperors
  Huang Di, One of the Five Emperors
The Yellow Emperor or Huang Di is a legendary Chinese sovereign and cultural hero who is said to be the ancestor of all Han Chinese. One of the Five Emperors, the Yellow Emperor is said by tradition to have reigned from 2698 BCE to 2599 BCE. The l...
 
 

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