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Vocab mestopamia


Mesopotamia The land between the two rivers - earliest known civilization in what is now Iraq. It is between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Fertile Crescent A large arc of rich, or fertile, farmland that Mesopotamia was part of
civilization complex society with cites, organized government, art, religion, class divisions, and a writing systems.
irrigation Method of bringing water to field from another place to water crops.
city-state independent state made up of a city and the surrounding land and villages.
artisan Skilled craftsperson.
cuneiform Sumerian writing system made up of wedge shaped markings
scribe people who copy manuscripts
empire Group of lands under one ruler.
trade To exchange items of interest.
ziggurat A ancient tower in the shape of a pyramid mad of mud bricks.
caravan Group of traveling merchants and animals.
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