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Flashcards in WH Ch 1 Test Deck (10):
1

5 innovations of the Summerians

Cuneiform
Wagon wheel
Sundial
Bronze

2

3 mathematical and scientific advances of the Sumerians

Devised # system based on 60
Geometry
Charted heavenly constellations

3

This epic poem told of King Gilgamesh exploits

Epic of Gilgamesh

4

2 rivers that make up the Nile River

Blue Nile
White Nile

5

3 time periods of Egyptian history and the time period they existed

Old Kingdom 2700bc-2000bc
Middle Kingdom 2055-1670 BC
New Kingdom 1550-1070

6

What was the city of the dead

Large and small pyramid for ? And masons

7

Egyptians learned how to make bronze for tools and weapons and how to master the use of a horse drawn chariots from which group of people

Hyksos

8

One of the first Egyptian women to become a pharaoh

Harsheasut

9

This Pharoah tried to make Egyptian monotheistic

Kheuaten

10

4 levels of Egyptian society hierarchy

Pharoah
Priests
Merchants, artisans, scribe and tax collector
Peasants