GREAT ZIMBABWE 600 AD to 1450. ORIGIN: Derived from the Shona phrase meaning “stone enclosure” or “house of rock”. LOCATION. What are some factors that make a location great? W hy would people choose to build a city in a location?. LOCATION of Great Zimbabwe.
Derived from the Shona phrase meaning “stone enclosure” or “house of rock”
area of fairly level ground
Great Zimbabwe walls are similar to those constructed for Medieval castles in Europe
WHICH IS WHICH?
Medieval Castle wall
Imported (brought into the area) -Chinese porcelain, engraved glass from the Middle East, metal ornaments from West Africa
Exported (sent out of an area) gold to East Africa. East African cities on the coast could trade to other countries.
Mbira (thumb piano)
Brainstorm a list of possible uses for cattle.
Complete the 3-2-1 Strategy on a separate sheet of paper.
List 3things you learned,
2 interesting facts, and
1 question you still have.