MAPS: 3500BC – 3500BC Middle East

MIDDLE EAST – 3500BC – 3500BC
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Farming[1]http://www.timemaps.com/farming has been established for thousands of years in the Middle East, and in the river valleys of ancient Mesopotamia[2]http://www.timemaps.com/history/iraq-3500bc the first true civilization in world history of mankind is appearing, that of the Sumerians.

The Sumerians[3]http://www.timemaps.com/ancient-mesopotamia-history#2 live in large communities of many thousands of people – the first cities. Along with many other advances they are developing the techniques of writing, on which most future human progress will depend.

A second civilization is also beginning to emerge, that of Ancient Egypt[4]http://www.timemaps.com/history/ancient-egypt-3500bc in the Nile Valley.

Original Source: timemaps.com

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