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Ancient History Timeline

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1. Norte Chico civilization begins in Peru






2. Cucuteni-Trypillian culture in the Ukraine






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






4. Emergence of Maya culture in the Yucat






5. Sumerian cuneiform writing system.






6. Rise of Greek city-states






7. Newgrange Ireland






8. Completion of the Great Pyramid of Giza.






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






10. First known use of papyrus by Egyptians






11. Bronze Age begins in the Near East






12. Beginning of Hittite dominance of the Eastern Mediterranean region






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






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






15. Yu the Great established the Xia Dynasty in China






16. Composition of the Rigveda is completed






17. Cucuteni-Trypillian culture in the Ukraine






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






19. The Hallstatt culture






20. Alphabetic writing emerges






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






22. Rise of Elam in Iran






23. Beginning of Hittite dominance of the Eastern Mediterranean region






24. Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors period in China






25. The mammoth goes extinct.






26. Egyptian calendar






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






28. Rise of Proto-Elamite Civilization in Iran






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






30. Rise of Proto-Elamite Civilization in Iran






31. Rise of Elam in Iran






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






33. completion of Stonehenge.






34. Alphabetic writing emerges






35. completion of Stonehenge.






36. Yu the Great established the Xia Dynasty in China






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






38. Jiroft civilization Begins in Iran






39. Kot Diji phase of theIndus Valley Civilization begins






40. Jiroft civilization Begins in Iran






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






42. Cycladic civilization in Greece






43. Disintegration of Hittite Empire






44. First dynasty of Egypt






45. The mammoth goes extinct.






46. Disintegration of Hittite Empire






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






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






49. Kot Diji phase of theIndus Valley Civilization begins






50. Mycenaean Greece