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MESOPOTAMIA WEBQUEST!

  1. Answers.Yahoo
    Who began escavating the ziggerat in Ur in 1923?___________________________

  2. Crystalinks
    What was a ziggurate and what does the word "ziggurate" mean?_______________________

  3. http://mesopotamia.mrdonn.org/sumer.html
    Who were the three inventions of the people of Mesopotamia?_________________________

  4. http://mesopotamia.mrdonn.org/gilgamesh.html
    Find TWO facts about the story._______________________and_________________________

  5. http://www.becunited.co.uk/mesopotamia/Activities.html#Epic
    Look at the map from 2500 BC:
    Which city is closest to the Persian Gulf?
    ____________________________
    Which river is closest to the Zagros Mts?________________________________

  6. http://faculty.gvsu.edu/websterm/SumerianMyth.htm
    People of Mesopotamia played musical instruments. What was the instrument shown on the clay tablet?__________________

  7. http://www.gamecabinet.com/history/Ur.html
    This ancient game was found in the tomb of which queen of Ancient Mesopotamia?_____________________

  8. The people of Mesopotamia left behind may proverbs. http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/2000sumer-proverbs.html
    Write the first proverb listed:_______________________________

  9. http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/lesson2.html
    True or False: Women could be gods in ancient Mesopotamia______________________ True or False: Women in ancient Mesopotamia could own land and engage in business____________________________


  10. Extension Activities:

  11. Fun Site: Write your name in ancient cuneiform: http://www.penn.museum/cgi/cuneiform.cgi
  12. Fun Site: You be the Judge! Hammurabi's Laws http://www.phillipmartin.info/hammurabi/homepage.htm
  13. Video: Video on Cuneiform http://elementsofcivilization.wikispaces.com/Ancient+Mesopotamian+Written+Language
  14. Test Your Knowledge on Ziggurates: Ducksters

  15. Resources: Powerpoints on Mesopotamia http://ancienthistory.pppst.com/mesopotamia.html
  16. Laws of Hammurabi: Phillip Martin
  17. Want the entire unit on Mesopotamia with notes,activities and additional resources?Check out my materials posted here:Mesopotamia:First Historic People


    Ancient Mesopotamia:Secret Message(A Review Activity)

    Hammurabi,King of Babylon: A Reading Passage

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