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Ancient History Timeline

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1. Cucuteni-Trypillian culture in the Ukraine






2. Emergence of Maya culture in the Yucat






3. Cucuteni-Trypillian culture in the Ukraine






4. Mycenaean Greece






5. Cycladic civilization in Greece






6. The mammoth goes extinct.






7. Beginning of Hittite dominance of the Eastern Mediterranean region






8. completion of Stonehenge.






9. Minoan Civilization ancient palace city Knossos reach 80000 inhabitants






10. Rise of Elam in Iran






11. Norte Chico civilization begins in Peru






12. Bronze Age begins in the Near East






13. Rise of Proto-Elamite Civilization in Iran






14. Sumerian cuneiform writing system.






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






16. First dynasty of Egypt






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






18. Yu the Great established the Xia Dynasty in China






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






20. Disintegration of Hittite Empire






21. The Hallstatt culture






22. Yu the Great established the Xia Dynasty in China






23. Beginning of Hittite dominance of the Eastern Mediterranean region






24. First known use of papyrus by Egyptians






25. Jiroft civilization Begins in Iran






26. Mycenaean Greece






27. Cycladic civilization in Greece






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






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






30. Alphabetic writing emerges






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






32. The Hallstatt culture






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






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






35. Egyptian calendar






36. Emergence of Maya culture in the Yucat






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






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






39. Norte Chico civilization begins in Peru






40. Rise of Greek city-states






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






42. Completion of the Great Pyramid of Giza.






43. Rise of Proto-Elamite Civilization in Iran






44. Skara Brae Scotland






45. Sumerian cuneiform writing system.






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






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






48. Composition of the Rigveda is completed






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






50. Jiroft civilization Begins in Iran