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1 Mesopotamia Aimee LeShane, Lamar Gibson, and Madelyn Mead

2 Time Line 5000 BC – 250 BC 5000 BC: earliest evidence of human culture in Mesopotamia BC:Gawra and Ninevite periods BC first Sumerians dynasty of Ur BC Sargon I begins the Akkadians BC third Sumerian dynasty.

3 FOOD Flax was used by the Mesopotamians in the production of nets, cloth, linseed oil, meal, and many pharmaceuticals. Date palms were also a very important food source to the Mesopotamians. Some of these other crops included leeks,onions,lentils, wheat, and barley.

4 RULERS The rulers are Ashurbaniel bc Nammburbi bc Nebuched-nezzer bc

5 TRAVEL Mesopotamians travel by animals, or foot Mesopotamians were nomads so the travel by foot a lot.

6 MONEY They used the barter system instead of money.

7 CLOTHING Men were bare chested and wore skirt like garments. Women usually wore gowns that cover them from their shoulders to their ankles. Men and women usually wore earrings and necklaces.

8 HOUSING Some of them lived in hut like housing. And some lived in temples.

9 GOVERMENT Hammurbi ruled from bc, had the laws inscribed on stone steel which he placed in various temples throughout his realm.

10 EXTRA The land that was once marshes and channels that proved food, protection, and life for the people that no longer exists.

11 This concludes our presentation! Thank you for joining us today.


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