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Ancient History Timeline

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1. Cycladic civilization in Greece






2. Domestication of the horse






3. Sumerian cuneiform writing system.






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






5. Kot Diji phase of theIndus Valley Civilization begins






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






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






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






9. Mycenaean Greece






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






12. Emergence of Maya culture in the Yucat






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






14. Yu the Great established the Xia Dynasty in China






15. The mammoth goes extinct.






16. Cycladic civilization in Greece






17. completion of Stonehenge.






18. Alphabetic writing emerges






19. First known use of papyrus by Egyptians






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






21. The Hallstatt culture






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






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






24. Domestication of the horse






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






26. Composition of the Rigveda is completed






27. Bronze Age begins in the Near East






28. Beginning of Hittite dominance of the Eastern Mediterranean region






29. Minoan Civilization ancient palace city Knossos reach 80000 inhabitants






30. Yu the Great established the Xia Dynasty in China






31. First dynasty of Egypt






32. Bronze Age begins in the Near East






33. Norte Chico civilization begins in Peru






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






35. Rise of Proto-Elamite Civilization in Iran






36. Cucuteni-Trypillian culture in the Ukraine






37. Jiroft civilization Begins in Iran






38. The mammoth goes extinct.






39. First dynasty of Egypt






40. Rise of Elam in Iran






41. Rise of Proto-Elamite Civilization in Iran






42. Rise of Greek city-states






43. Completion of the Great Pyramid of Giza.






44. Rise of Elam in Iran






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






46. Egyptian calendar






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






48. Pharaonic rule in Egypt begins.






49. Minoan Civilization ancient palace city Knossos reach 80000 inhabitants






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