Timeline #3

Chapters 10-14 Events and Times

Main

Mehrgarh

5501 BC

Agricultural, many domesticated animals

Eridu

5000 BC - 2000 BC

Earliest city?

Ubaid Period

5000 BC - 4000 BC

Earliest, well-represented period

Uruk Period

4000 BC - 3200 BC

Urban centers begins popping up in Mesopotamia

Cursus

4000 BC

Raised Earthwork

Pre-Harrappan Period

3300 BC - 2600 BC

Extensive sites, some fortified towns, walls, uniform culture material

Early Dynastic Period

3200 BC - 2350 BC

City-states begin to form in Mesoamerica

Stonehenge - Phase 2

3000 BC - 2500 BC

Late Neolithic
Burials, timber structures

Stonehenge - Phase 1

3000 BC - 2000 BC

Late Neolithic
The Earthwork Circle

Harrappan Period

2600 BC - 1900 BC

Urban centers develop in Indus Valley

Stonehenge - Phase 3

2500 BC - 1500 BC

6 subphases, "Bluestones", Final arrangement

Durrington Walls

2300 BC

During 3b. Late Neolithic

Amesbury Archer

2000 BC - 1500 BC

Elite burial, 3 miles from Stonehenge

Bronze Age - Crete

1900 BC

Hammurabi's Code

1800 BC

Law and governing body for the Mesoamericans

Thera Eruption?

1600 BC

Thera Eruption?

1500 BC

Bronze Age - Mycenean

1500 BC

The Olmec

1200 BC - 300 BC

Gulf coast, large stone head sculptures

Chavin de Huantar

900 BC - 500 BC

Ceremonial center for Andean people

Monte Alban

500 BC - 250 BC

First City in Mesoamerica, Oaxca Valley

Monte Alban Defensive Wall

250 BC

Moche

1 AD

Nasca

1 AD

Teotihuacan

1 AD - 200 AD

Influential City for the Olmec, Housed Pyramid of Sun and Moon and Temple of the Feathered Serpent

Mayan Cities Development - Classic Period

250 - 900

Chaco Canyon

700 AD

Southwest US in New Mexico's Four Corner's Region

Construction of Pueblo Bonito

800 - 1100

Ceremonial Center at Chaco Canyon

Pueblo Bonito - Elite Residence

800 - 1000

Mayan Collapse

870

Great House Construction

1000

When the Great Houses were constructed on the Chacoan Network

Cahokia - Mississippi

1000 - 1400

Pueblo Bonito - Ceremonial Center

1000

Hohokam, S.Arizona Desert (Snaketown)

1000

Mound 72

1050

Burial mound facing Monk's Mound in Cahokia

Drought

1130

Ending the Chacoan era

Mapungubwe

1220

Settlement quite similar to Great Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe

1300 - 1400

Enclosures, Hill Complex, Great Enclosures, dhaka huts

Tencohtitlan - Largest City in Mesoamerica

1519

Aztec capital becomes largest city

Tencohtitlan Conquered by Spanish

August 13, 1521

Aztec capital conquered by Spanish

Pizarro kidnaps Incan King

1533