Ancient and Classical Civilizations

Miscellaneous

Spread of Olmecs

1400 bc - 400 bc

Polynesian's reach Fiji & Samoa

1000 bc

End of Ancient era

1000 bc

Andean; Chavin civilization

900 bc - 200 bc

Mesoamerica; Establishment of Teotihuacan

100 bc

Andean; Moche civilization

200 - 700

Polynesian's reach Hawaii

400

Growth of Mayan civilization

400

End of Classical Era

500 ad

China

Shang Dynasty established

1700 bc

Zhou Dynasty

1029 bc - 258 bc

Qin dynasty

221 bc - 202 bc

Han Dynasty

202 bc - 220

India

Indus River valley civilization established

2500 bc

Vedic age

1500 bc - 1000 bc

Maurya Empire

332 bc - 185 bc

Reign of Ashoka

269 bc - 232 bc

Time of great Buddhist influence

200 bc - 200

Gupta Empire

319 - 535