World History - Central Indiana

The First Civilizations

The First Civilizations: Mid-East Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Chinese and Indian Civilizations

Egyptian

Indian Civilizations

A Lepcha bomthing, or priest, uses millet beer to capture spirits. (Earl and Nazima Kowall/Corbis)

Greece

 Aerial view of the ruins of Mycenae

Mesopotamian

Chinese

Bronze ritual vessel of the Shang period, twelfth century B.C

Rome

The Roman Coliseum, built from 72 to 80 CE, illustrates Roman sophistication in monumental architecture.