Welcome to Mesopotamia. Michael McEntee Accient History and Civilization Ms. Mohamed Period 1. Map of Mesopotamia. Mesopotamia means “ the land between the rivers.”. History of Mesopotamia.
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AccientHistory and Civilization
Mesopotamia means “ the land between the rivers.”
While in Mesopotamia you will stay in houses that are made of packed mud. Havingthe houses made of packed mud will keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. The opening of the houses are high so you will have to use ladders to get into the houses. There aremayrooms in the houses. Your whole family will be together.
When you visit Mesopotamia you will eat a lot of grain. The main crop is barley. You will eat 2 meals a day while in Mesopotamia. There is plenty of water since you are by the rivers. There is also a lot of fishing to be done. There is also fruits and vegetables. The Sumerians also grow spices.
The Sumerians used the crops that they grew for trade to get products that they were unable to get for themselves.
If you have any spare time while visiting Mesopotamia there are a number of activities that you can enjoy. You can go hunting, boxing and wrestling were very popular.
There are also some board games that you can play. Backgammon was introduced during this time.
There were also some toys like toy guns, boomerangs, throw sticks and rattles that the kids played with.
Michael Mcentee Period 1 Ms. Mohamed