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Ancient History Timeline

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1. Disintegration of Hittite Empire






2. Olmec civilization flourishes in Pre-Columbian Mexico - during Mesoamerica'sFormative period






3. completion of Stonehenge.






4. Pharaonic rule in Egypt begins.






5. The beginning of the Kingdom of Israel (united monarchy) occurred sometime between these dates






6. Emergence of Maya culture in the Yucat






7. Approximate date for the composition of the Iliad and the Odyssey






8. Emergence of Maya culture in the Yucat






9. The Hallstatt culture






10. Mature Harappan phase of theIndus Valley civilization (in present-day Pakistan andIndia) begins






11. The mammoth goes extinct.






12. completion of Stonehenge.






13. Hakra Phase of theIndus Valley Civilization begins in theIndian Sub-continent.






14. Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors period in China






15. First known use of papyrus by Egyptians






16. Egyptian calendar






17. Composition of the Rigveda is completed






18. Composition of the Rigveda is completed






19. King Khufu completes construction of Great Pyramid of Giza.






20. Minoan Civilization ancient palace city Knossos reach 80000 inhabitants






21. Pharaonic rule in Egypt begins.






22. Cycladic civilization in Greece






23. Newgrange Ireland






24. Cucuteni-Trypillian culture in the Ukraine






25. Alphabetic writing emerges






26. Olmec civilization flourishes in Pre-Columbian Mexico - during Mesoamerica'sFormative period






27. Rise of Greek city-states






28. Mature Harappan phase of theIndus Valley civilization (in present-day Pakistan andIndia) begins






29. Skara Brae Scotland






30. Rise of Elam in Iran






31. Completion of the Great Pyramid of Giza.






32. Mycenaean Greece






33. The Hallstatt culture






34. The beginning of Shang Dynasty in China - evidence of a fully developed Chinese writing system






35. Bronze Age begins in the Near East






36. Disintegration of Hittite Empire






37. Kot Diji phase of theIndus Valley Civilization begins






38. Rise of Greek city-states






39. Indus Valley Civilization comes to an end but is continued by the Cemetery H culture; The beginning of Poverty Point Civilization in North America






40. Cucuteni-Trypillian culture in the Ukraine






41. Kot Diji phase of theIndus Valley Civilization begins






42. The beginning of Shang Dynasty in China - evidence of a fully developed Chinese writing system






43. Stonehenge construction begins.In its first version - it consisted of a circular ditch and bank - with 56 wooden posts.






44. Norte Chico civilization begins in Peru






45. Beginning of Hittite dominance of the Eastern Mediterranean region






46. Bronze Age begins in the Near East






47. Rise of Proto-Elamite Civilization in Iran






48. Yu the Great established the Xia Dynasty in China






49. Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors period in China






50. The mammoth goes extinct.