History Images • For each image, state: • What it is • What culture it comes from • Its significance
EgyptHieroglyphics Used by the government bureaucracy
ConfuciusChinaMost important philosopher –Respect & Responsibility
Oracle BonesChina Used to tell the future – Proved the ancient Chinese could write
SealIndus Valley Perhaps used by merchants or the governments as a type of logo
GreeceCorinthian Column Used for support
Nike of SamothraceGreece Statue by Phidias
Illuminated ManuscriptMedieval Europe Monks copied texts before Europe developed the printing press.
AqueductsRome Brought water to the cities
Hwang He (Hwang Ho)China Floods were very dangerous but made the soil fertile
CalligraphyChina The written Chinese language had thousands of characters.
ParthenonGreece Temple in Athens dedicated to Athena
Indus Valley • Mohenjo-Daro • Shows that this ancient city was well-planned, advanced, and laid out in a grid pattern
CastleMedieval times Castles were used throughout Europe to provide protection from invaders like Vikings.
SphinxEgypt Carved statue that shows belief in many gods
LucyAfrica Skeleton of a prehuman that walked upright
India • Buddha • Founder of Buddhism, a religion that grew out of Hinduism based on Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path
India • Painting of Hindu gods Shiva and Parvati • Shows the Hindus believed in one god with many faces