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Mesopotamia Sort

Polytheistic - Believed in many gods Characteristics of Mesopotamia's religion
Theocracy - ruled by priest-kings that were believed to know the will of the Gods Characteristics of Mesopotamia's government
Located in the Fertile Crescent in the land between the Tigris and Euphrates where a fertile valley provided farmland. Favorable geographic characteristics of Mesopotamia
Caravans and ships transported barley and clay to exchange for wood and precious stones. Characteristics of Mesopotamia's economy
Used a stylus made of a reed to press wedge-shaped markings that we now call cuneiform into wet clay. Mesopotamia's system of writing
Dug irrigation ditches and gated canals in order to deliver water to the crops. Used a shadoof to lift water. Agricultural practices of the Mesopotamians
Artisans, people who made things like pottery, clothing, weapons, etc., were part of the Middle class. Nobles and the royal family were in the upper class. Social class structure in Mesopotamia
The Epic of Gilgamesh was one of the world's first great works of literature. The ziggurat is an enduring example of great architecture. Many carvings that adorned palaces of Mesopotamian kings have endured. Enduring examples of Mesopotamian culture: arts
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