Period 1

Events

modern humans arrive in east africa

Approx. 10000 b.c

sub-africa

neolithic rev. in china

Approx. 9000 b.c

east asia

neolithic rev. in middle east

Approx. 8000 b.c

middle east

catal hyyuk

Approx. 7500 b.c

Anatolia

sumerlan civilization

Approx. 4500 b.c

mesopotamia

huang he settled

Approx. 4000 b.c

east asia

cuneiform developed

Approx. 3500 b.c

mesopotamia

egypt old kingdom

Approx. 2600 b.c

middle east

minoan

2600 b.c

bronze age start

Approx. 2300 b.c

east asia

xia dynasty

Approx. 2100 BC - Approx. 1600 BC

east asia

egypt middle kingdom

Approx. 2050 b.c

middle east

shang dynasty

Approx. 1750 bc - Approx. 1045 bc

east asia

egypt new kingdom

Approx. 1550 b.c

middle east

rig vedas composed

Approx. 1500 b.c

south asia

olmec civilization

Approx. 1500 BCE - Approx. 400 BCE

latin america

vedic age

Approx. 1500 b.c

south asia

iron age start

Approx. 1200 b.c

europe

kush civilization

Approx. 1070 b.c

northern africa

bantu migration

Approx. 1000 B.C.E

western africa