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  1. History Images • For each image, state: • What it is • What culture it comes from • Its significance

  2. Image #1

  3. EgyptHieroglyphics Used by the government bureaucracy

  4. Image #2

  5. SumerCuneiformHelp keep government records

  6. Image #3

  7. ConfuciusChinaMost important philosopher –Respect & Responsibility

  8. Image #4

  9. Great WallChinaProtected China from Mongols

  10. Image #5

  11. Oracle BonesChina Used to tell the future – Proved the ancient Chinese could write

  12. Image #7

  13. SealIndus Valley Perhaps used by merchants or the governments as a type of logo

  14. Image #11

  15. GreeceCorinthian Column Used for support

  16. Image #12

  17. Nike of SamothraceGreece Statue by Phidias

  18. Image #13

  19. SumerZiggurat Temple

  20. Image #15

  21. Illuminated ManuscriptMedieval Europe Monks copied texts before Europe developed the printing press.

  22. Image #16

  23. AqueductsRome Brought water to the cities

  24. Image #17

  25. Hwang He (Hwang Ho)China Floods were very dangerous but made the soil fertile

  26. Image #18

  27. CalligraphyChina The written Chinese language had thousands of characters.

  28. Image #19

  29. ParthenonGreece Temple in Athens dedicated to Athena

  30. Image #20

  31. Indus Valley • Mohenjo-Daro • Shows that this ancient city was well-planned, advanced, and laid out in a grid pattern

  32. Image #21

  33. CastleMedieval times Castles were used throughout Europe to provide protection from invaders like Vikings.

  34. Image #22

  35. SphinxEgypt Carved statue that shows belief in many gods

  36. Image #23

  37. PyramidEgyptTomb for Pharaoh

  38. Image #24

  39. LucyAfrica Skeleton of a prehuman that walked upright

  40. Image #25

  41. Cave paintingPaleolithicTold stories of every day life of a cave man

  42. Image #26

  43. India • Buddha • Founder of Buddhism, a religion that grew out of Hinduism based on Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path

  44. Image #27

  45. HebrewJerusalemFirst major monotheistic religion

  46. Image #28

  47. JesusJerusalemHis ideas led to Christianity

  48. Image #29

  49. India • Painting of Hindu gods Shiva and Parvati • Shows the Hindus believed in one god with many faces

  50. Image #30