Achievements Review Flashcards
An object made by a human being, typically an item of cultural or historical interest
A system of writing in which wedge-shaped symbols represented words or syllables. It originated in Mesopotamia and is considered the first system of writing.
An Egyptian writing system that used pictures to represent words. Also used by Mayans.
A society's deeply held beliefs about what is most important to them
Reeds found along the Nile river; used to make paper in ancient Egypt
A religious song or poem
Makes it possible to unite people across large areas
An ancient festival held every fourth year and made up of athletic contests with the winner's prize being a crown of olive branches.
A person whose job was to copy documents - in ancient times these were often the only people who could read and write
An expert who studies the past by examining objects that people have left behind