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Mesopotamia

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20 questions
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  • Q1
    land between two rivers
    Mesopotamia
    30s
  • Q2
    a city and the surrounding area it ruled
    city-state
    30s
  • Q3
    land between the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf
    fertile crescent
    30s
  • Q4
    a system to supply land with water; includes canals, levees, dams, and reservoirs
    irrigation
    30s
  • Q5
    a tall temple with many levels built by Mesopotamians
    ziggurat
    30s
  • Q6
    the writing system of the Sumerians consisting of wedge shaped symbols impressed in clay tablets
    cuneiform
    30s
  • Q7
    a person whose job it was to copy written records by hand
    scribe
    30s
  • Q8
    opaque blue precious stones found on artifacts from Mesopotamia
    lapis lazuli
    30s
  • Q9
    Mesopotamians who built the first cities and invented writing
    Sumerians
    30s
  • Q10
    Mesopotamians who were known for war strategies and many other accomplishments such as libraries and sculptures
    Assyrians
    30s
  • Q11
    Mesopotamians who were known for architecture and laws
    Babylonians
    30s
  • Q12
    rivers that flow into the Persian Gulf. Their flood plains form Mesopotamia
    Tigris and Euphrates
    30s
  • Q13
    the epic king/hero written about in one of the first stories
    Gilgamesh
    30s
  • Q14
    Goddess of Love and War
    Ishtar
    30s
  • Q15
    arch, writing, plow, chariot, wheel
    inventions
    30s

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