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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. Written on a clay tablet, an ancient cuneiform letter of complaint is the world's oldest such letter ever found. The letter dates back to about 1750 BCE! Go to this link and read about this artifact:

    Oldest Complaint Letter!


    1. Where was the cuneiform letter found?
    2. Who wrote the letter?
    3. What were THREE complaints the man had in his letters to a supplier known as Ea-nasir?
    4. Although not on current display, where is this cuneiform letter kept?
    5. What is the name for the earliest known Semitic language?
    6. Have you ever been unhappy about something you purchased or received? What was the item?
    7. Have you ever written a letter to a company? Do you think it might have helped to contact the company?
    8. Pretend you are Ea-nasir and write a letter back to the customer. What might you offer the customer to make him happy?
    9. Many artifacts are located in countries other than where they originated. Some of the countries want their historic artifacts back. What do you think about this issue?
    10. Archaeologists find many artifacts(things made and used) left behind by ancient cultures. What are two things we can learn from artifact?
    11.If you could leave 7 things for a future archaeologist to find to tell about your culture, what would you place in a box and why?

    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. Test Your Knowledge on Ziggurates: Ducksters

  14. Resources: Powerpoints on Mesopotamia http://ancienthistory.pppst.com/mesopotamia.html
  15. Laws of Hammurabi: Phillip Martin
  16. 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

    Note: Illustration from: http://karenswhimsy.com/babylon.shtm