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Practice our Mesopotamia Vocabulary

An area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia where the first civilizations began Fertile Crescent
Finely ground fertile soil that is good for growing crops Silt
A way of supplying water to an area of land Irrigation
A human-made waterway Canals
A political unit consisting of a city and its surrounding countryside City-State
Land with different territories and peoples under a single rule Empire
The worship of many gods Polytheism
The world’s first system of writing; developed in Sumer Cuneiform
Long poems that tell the stories of heroes Epics
The science of building Architecture
A pyramid-shaped temple in Sumer Ziggurat
The division of society by rank or class Social Hierarchy
A wheeled, horse-drawn cart used in battle Chariot
Created by: warrens