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Ancient History Timeline

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






2. Kot Diji phase of theIndus Valley Civilization begins






3. Egyptian calendar






4. Completion of the Great Pyramid of Giza.






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






6. Composition of the Rigveda is completed






7. Alphabetic writing emerges






8. Rise of Elam in Iran






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






10. Norte Chico civilization begins in Peru






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






12. Emergence of Maya culture in the Yucat






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






14. Egyptian calendar






15. Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors period in China






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






17. Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors period in China






18. Cucuteni-Trypillian culture in the Ukraine






19. Sumerian cuneiform writing system.






20. Bronze Age begins in the Near East






21. Rise of Greek city-states






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






23. Beginning of Hittite dominance of the Eastern Mediterranean region






24. Beginning of Hittite dominance of the Eastern Mediterranean region






25. Cycladic civilization in Greece






26. Jiroft civilization Begins in Iran






27. First known use of papyrus by Egyptians






28. Kot Diji phase of theIndus Valley Civilization begins






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






30. Pharaonic rule in Egypt begins.






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






32. Jiroft civilization Begins in Iran






33. Pharaonic rule in Egypt begins.






34. Yu the Great established the Xia Dynasty in China






35. Skara Brae Scotland






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






37. Newgrange Ireland






38. completion of Stonehenge.






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






40. Skara Brae Scotland






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






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






43. Newgrange Ireland






44. Sumerian cuneiform writing system.






45. The mammoth goes extinct.






46. First dynasty of Egypt






47. Rise of Proto-Elamite Civilization in Iran






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






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






50. Emergence of Maya culture in the Yucat