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  1. Ur - Wikipedia

    During the Kassite Dynastic period Ur, along with the rest of Babylonia, came under sporadic control of the Elamites and the Middle Assyrian Empire, the latter of which straddled the Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age periods between the early 14th century BC and mid 11th century BC.

  2. Dapeng (state) - Wikipedia

    Dapeng or Great Peng (Chinese: 大彭), also known simply as Peng, was a Chinese Bronze Age state that was centered at Xuzhou and Qiuwan (Tongshan District) in northern Jiangsu. First mentioned on oracle bones dating to the early 11th century BC, Dapeng was a contemporary of the late Shang dynasty , with whom it shared an ambiguous relationship.

    • Sheji worship
    • Monarchy
  3. 910s BC - Wikipedia

    The 910s BC is a decade which lasted from 919 BC to 910 BC. Millennium: 1st millennium BC: Centuries: 11th century BC; 10th century ...

  4. 12th century - Wikipedia

    The 12th century is the period from 1101 to 1200 in accordance with the Julian calendar.In the history of European culture, this period is considered part of the High Middle Ages and is sometimes called the Age of the Cistercians.

  5. Idalium - Wikipedia

    Idalion or Idalium (Greek: Ιδάλιον, Idalion) was an ancient city in Cyprus, in modern Dali, Nicosia District. The city was founded on the copper trade in the 3rd millennium BC. Its name in the 8th century BC was "Ed-di-al" as it appears on the Sargon Stele of 707 BC, and a little later on the nl:Prism of Esarhaddon.

  6. New Kingdom of Egypt - Wikipedia

    The New Kingdom, also referred to as the Egyptian Empire, is the period in ancient Egyptian history between the sixteenth century BC and the eleventh century BC, covering the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth dynasties of Egypt. Radiocarbon dating places the exact beginning of the New Kingdom between 1570 BC and 1544 BC.

  7. Chinese exploration - Wikipedia

    The Han envoy Zhang Qian traveled beyond the Tarim Basin in the 2nd century BC, introducing the Chinese to the kingdoms of Central Asia, Hellenized Persia, India, and the Middle East. From 104 to 102 BC, Emperor Wu of Han waged war against the " Yuezhi " who controlled " Dayuan ", a Hellenized kingdom of Fergana established by Alexander the ...

  8. Crossbow - Wikipedia

    Bronze crossbow bolts dating from the mid-5th century BC have been found at a Chu burial site in Yutaishan, Jiangling County, Hubei Province. Other early finds of crossbows were discovered in Tomb 138 at Saobatang, Hunan Province, and date to the mid-4th century BC.

  9. Scythia - Wikipedia

    The Scythians – the Greeks' name for this initially nomadic people – inhabited Scythia from at least the 11th century BC to the 2nd century AD. In the seventh century BC, the Scythians controlled large swaths of territory throughout Eurasia, from the Black Sea across Siberia to the borders of China.

  10. History of graphics. Hundreds of graphic designs of animals were made by primitive people in Chauvet cave, in the south of France, about 30,000 BC. Also, similar art was done in the Lascaux cave, France, about 14,000 BC.