Mesopotamian inventions (3rd millennium BC)
These tools, revolutionary even in their simplicity, are still in use today.
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As a result of the revolutionary advances in the Neolithic, settling human communities established the first lasting settlements.
The ancient city located near the river Euphrates was an important Sumerian centre.
Ancient Egypt was called the ‘gift of the Nile’, since the river played an important role in the rise of Egyptian civilisation.
The Code of Hammurabi is the emblem of the Mesopotamian civilisation; it contains 282 laws carved into a basalt stele.
Ancient Indians built huge, naturally ventilated storehouses.
Domesticated animals and crops originate from various parts of the world.
Ancient Persian monarchs were famous for the size of their empire and their wealth.
Ziggurats were typical terraced step pyramids used as temples in ancient Mesopotamia.
Farming techniques evolved with the development of human civilisation in the Middle Ages and the Modern Age.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
The ancient city of Babylon was built on the banks of the Euphrates River in Mesopotamia.