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Had:
Fertility godesses
indoor plumbing
Minoans
Had:
Slaves and piracy
Mycenaens
who traded for amber instead of food?
Mycenaens
Who lived in Mesopotamia and wanted to control trade routes?
Assyrians
What year did the Assyrians empire end?
911 BCE
Where did the Hittites live?
Anatolia
What kind of writing and inventions did the Hittites have?
cuneiform, melting iron-ore, horse-drawn carriages, and bronze weapons
Where did the Hyksos originally live?
Palestine
Who were the first foreign rulers of Egypt?
Hyksos
What did the Hyksos(Maybe Hebrews) invent/use?
composite bows and horse drawn carriages
What ruler of egypt was a cross dresser and sent to get myrh?where was the myrh from?
Hatshepsut
Punt
Why is King Tut famous?
found his tomb in tact
-kid, returned to polytheism
What Pharaoh tried to regain power through monotheism?
Akhenaten
Who fought the hittites and had many children and wives?
Ramesses 2
How many years did Ramesses 2 rule?
66 years
What were the many names and places of the israelites?
Israelites/hebrews/jews

Israel/Canaan/Palestine
What did the israelites do?
herders, nomadic pastoralists
what did the hebrews call their one God and what were the laws called that they were given?
Yahweh
Commandments (10)
What did King David do for the hebrews during his reign?
unified monarchy
capital
took taxes and paid army
many victories
What King made Israel a regional power and grew trade?
soloman
What was the most popular phoenician colony
carthage
What were the phoenicians well known for?
trade (navy)
ethnic diversity
-child sacrifice??
What different mythical creatures did the mycenaens and minoans have?
Minoans-Minotaur
Myceanens-Cyclops
Monarchy
polytheism
calendar, boats, wheel
Mesopotamia
monarchy
pharaohs
\polytheists
pyramids
ink, calendar, sail
women almost equal
Egypt
feudal system, emporers
many gods, family-ghosts
kite, silk, bronze, fireworks
women-lil part
china
central gov
polythiestic
sacred animals
very organized
1 cotton
Indus valley
kings
jaguar man
number 0
stone heads
olmec
priest kings
jaguar man
textile(new)
llamas
Chavin