Prehistory & Ancient Civilizations

Prehistory: Stone Ages

Paleolithic Era

40,000 BCE - 8,000 BCE

Neolithic Age; Humans first invent agriculture

8000 BC - 3000 BC

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2015 CE

Mesopotamia

Sumer

3200 BC - 2350 BC

Akkadians

2371 BC - 2150 BC

Babylonian Empire

2350 BC - 1600 BC

Assyrian Empire

1300 BC - 612 BC

New Babylonian Empire

600 BCE - 550 BCE

Ancient Egypt

Old Kingdom

2575 BC - 2134 BC

Middle Kingdom

1938 BCE - 1630 BCE

New Kingdom

1539 BCE - 1075 BCE

Greeks ended the last Egyptian Dynasty

332 BCE

Indus River Valley

Indus River Valley

2500 B.C. - 1700 B.C.

Vedic Age

1700 BCE - 600 BCE

Aryan Migration

1500 BC - 1300 BC

Ancient China

Xia Dynasty

2200 BCE - 1766 BCE

Shang Dynasty

1766 BCE - 1122 BCE

Zhou Dynasty

1046 BCE - 256 BCE