Jessica white

The map above is Ancient Mesopotamia.  Mesopotamia is civilization between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. This civilization is advanced, it developed the first system of writing called cuneiform, they invented the wheel, and they even did mathmatics!


The picture above is cuneiform- the first system of writing used by ancient mesopotamions. Cuneiform Was written from left to right. Cuneiform was created in 3500-3000 BCE. Cuneiform was used first by the Sumerians.

The wheel

The wheel is everywhere on all our cars, trains, planes.  Were would we be without the invention of the wheel? The oldest wheel found in Mesopotamia and is believed to be over fifty-five hundred years old, thats pretty old! Humans realized that heavy objects could be moved easier with something  round under it. (the wheel!)