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Ancient History Timeline

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1. The Zhou force (led by King Wu of Zhou) overthrow the last king of Shang Dynasty; Zhou Dynasty established in China






2. Norte Chico civilization begins in Peru






3. Minoan Civilization ancient palace city Knossos reach 80000 inhabitants






4. Newgrange Ireland






5. First dynasty of Egypt






6. The Hallstatt culture






7. Completion of the Great Pyramid of Giza.






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






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






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






11. Emergence of Maya culture in the Yucat






12. completion of Stonehenge.






13. Egyptian calendar






14. First known use of papyrus by Egyptians






15. Emergence of Maya culture in the Yucat






16. Minoan Civilization ancient palace city Knossos reach 80000 inhabitants






17. Skara Brae Scotland






18. Cycladic civilization in Greece






19. Composition of the Rigveda is completed






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






21. Cucuteni-Trypillian culture in the Ukraine






22. First dynasty of Egypt






23. Alphabetic writing emerges






24. Mycenaean Greece






25. Mycenaean Greece






26. Domestication of the horse






27. The mammoth goes extinct.






28. Pharaonic rule in Egypt begins.






29. Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors period in China






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






31. Jiroft civilization Begins in Iran






32. Disintegration of Hittite Empire






33. Alphabetic writing emerges






34. Cycladic civilization in Greece






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






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






37. completion of Stonehenge.






38. Rise of Proto-Elamite Civilization in Iran






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






40. Jiroft civilization Begins in Iran






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






42. Bronze Age begins in the Near East






43. Skara Brae Scotland






44. Completion of the Great Pyramid of Giza.






45. Kot Diji phase of theIndus Valley Civilization begins






46. Egyptian calendar






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






48. Yu the Great established the Xia Dynasty in China






49. Domestication of the horse






50. Bronze Age begins in the Near East