Sumerian Achievements

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Sumerian Achievements
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  1. writing sumerian achievements
    Developed____________ using tools called styluses to make shapes in clay tables
    cuneiform
  2. writing sumerian achievements
    Elier written comunication used pictographs to represent objects, cuneiform represented____________
    syllables
  3. writing sumerian achievements
    a __________ was hired to keep track of traded items and keep records
    scribe
  4. writing sumerian achievements
    they wrote about _______, ____, _______,______,____,_____,____.__________
    history, law, grammar, math, stories, proverbs, songs and epic poems....
  5. Technical Advances
    they invented the _______, they used it for carts and for potter's _________
    wheel
  6. Technical Advances
    they invented the _________
    plow
  7. Technical Advances
    they invented a clock with ___________
    filling water
  8. Technical Advances
    they built ________
    sewers
  9. Technical Advances
    bronze _________ and________
    tools, weapons
  10. Technical Advances
    makeup and glass jewerly
  11. Math and Science
    Math system based on the number ______ (circle of _____ degrees, a year divided into ______ months...)
    6, 360, 12
  12. Math and Science
    calculated areas of rectangles and _________
    triangles
  13. Math and Science
    studied _________ (animals, plants and minerals)
    science
  14. Math and Science
    Used ________ with ingredients from animals, plants and minerals (milk, turtle shells, figs, and salt)
    medicines
  15. Architecture
    temples - ziggurat
    houses
  16. The Arts
    Sculptors made:
    statues of gods
  17. The Arts
    pottery and jewelry (gold, silver and gems)
    cylinders to show ownership or to "sign" documents
    reed pipes, drums, tambourines and lyres
    dance
  18. cuneiform
    the world's first system of writing
  19. pictographs
    picture symbols
  20. scribe
    writer
  21. epics
    long poems that tell the stories of heroes
  22. architecture
    the science of building
  23. ziggurat
    a pyramid-shaped temple

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