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  4th millennium BC - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The city states of Sumer and the kingdom of Egypt are established and grow to prominence.
World population in the course of the millennium doubles, approximately from 7 to 14 million people.
Sumerian city of Ur in Mesopotamia (40th century BC); Sumerian hegemony in Mesopotamia, with the development of writing around the same time as the Indus Valley Civilization, base-60 mathematics, astronomy and astrology, civil law, complex hydrology, the sailboat, the wheel, and the potter's wheel, 4000–2000 BC.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/4th_millennium_BC   (726 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Millennium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In both regions city-states had begun to appear in the 4th millennium BC In Akkad a Semitic language, Akkadian, was spoken.
A civilization seems to have been established there very early, probably in the late 4th millennium BC The capital was Susa, and the country is sometimes called Susiana.
Uruk, dating from the 5th millennium BC, was the largest city in S Mesopotamia and an important religious center.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Millennium   (489 words)

 Initial Period Origins of Titicaca Basin Civilization
millennium BC there was seasonal nomadism by hunters between the coastal region and the high plains (altiplano).
millennium BC the adoption of agriculture and domesticated animals led to permanent settlement with highland communities around Lake Titicaca basing their subsistence on the agro-pastoralism (mix of agriculture and herding of llamas and alpacas) and lowlanders primarily on agriculture with some fishing.
In the late Ist millennium BC the communities of the Titicaca basin and immediately adjacent areas adopted a style of stone sculpture using stone plaques and standing steles.
www.unm.edu /~gbawden/324-TOrigins/324-TOrigins.htm   (1272 words)

 Millennium Partners: In The News
It is being developed by Millennium Partners of New York, which also developed the Metreon Entertainment Center at 4th and Mission streets, and the Four Seasons hotel and residence high-rise on Market Street between Third and Fourth streets.
The commission approved the project even though, in theory, Millennium could run into trouble down the road, depending on which of two underground routes are adopted for a planned Caltrain extension from its station at 4th and Townsend streets to the Transbay Terminal, when the terminal is rebuilt.
Kugler said Millennium is taking some risk by pushing its plans through before plans for the Transbay Terminal are completed, something she hoped would be done by the end of the year.
www.millenniumptrs.com /pressrelease.cfm?presscenter_index=96   (506 words)

 Cool Running :: The 4th Annual Millennium Mile Announces New Sponsorship
The Millennium Mile announces The Union Leader New Hampshire Sunday Newspaper has for the 4th year agreed to be the title sponsor for the 4th annual Millennium Mile on Sunday, December 29th at 2 pm in Londonderry, New Hampshire.
Announcement of the inaugural "Kids K" Millennium Mile is proud to have Ahern, Nichols, Hersey and Ahern Family Dentistry of Derry, New Hampshire as a sponsor for the first ever Ahern, Nichols, Hersey and Ahern "Kids K" In 2001, 9 runners associated with Ahern, Nichols, Hersey and Ahern Family Dentistry ran in the Millennium Mile.
The Directors of the Millennium Mile, John Mortimer, Matt Downin, and Andy Downin are proud to announce the induction of the Millennium Mile College Scholarship Fund.
www.coolrunning.com /engine/3/3_2/808.shtml   (430 words)

 Beit She'an
Many dedicatory inscriptions found in the restored buildings are evidence of the involvement of the provincial administration in these projects; private philanthropists seem to have preferred donating their money for the building of churches and synagogues.
The western colonnade of the street was re-paved in the 4th century, according to a mosaic inscription, during the governorship of Palladius son of Porfirius.
At the center of this colonnade was the Sigma Plaza (a semi-circular plaza in the form of the Greek letter sigma), which according to a mosaic inscription, was built in the beginning of the 6th century.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Archaeology/Beitshean.html   (4878 words)

 Silk Road
By the third millennium BC lapis lazuli trade was extended to Harappa and Mohenjo-daro in the Indus valley.
From the 2nd millennium BC nephrite jade was being traded from mines in the region of Yarkand and Khotan to China.
It then was adopted by China between the 4th and 6th centuries CE and displayed on tiles and ceramics; then it transmitted to Japan in the form of roof tile decorations of Japanese Buddhist temples circa 7th century CE, particularly in Nara temple building tiles, some of them exactly depicting vines and grapes.
www.crystalinks.com /silkroad.html   (3346 words)

 CDLJ 2003:4
millennium Akkadian as a whole, we must first consider some of the methodological and practical problems that are always present where the comparative history of Akkadian is concerned.
millennium text corpus derives from the properties of the prevalent orthographic conventions attested therein.
millennium, the orthographic conventions as well as the syllabary employed to express this language in writing played a correspondingly significant role.
cdli.ucla.edu /pubs/cdlj/2003/cdlj2003_004.html   (6203 words)

 Semitic Museum - Nuzi - Yorghan Tepe (NF)
Early 2nd Millennium BCE: Belonging to this period are a jar decorated with triangles and horizontal bands, an example of Habur Ware, and a bird-shaped vessel.
Late 4th Millennium BCE: This period is represented by a beveled-rim bowl, characteristic of the Late Uruk Period, and by stamp seals.
Its presence at Yorghan Tepe is a reflection of increasing contact between southern and northern Mesopotamia in the late 4th millennium BCE.
www.fas.harvard.edu /~semitic/hsm/NFNuziRest.htm   (539 words)

 Ancient Iranian Art and Archaeology
By the mid-6th millennium B.C., Iman was farming.
Throughout the 3rd millennium B.C., the inhabitants of Elam continued to be much involved with the affairs of the city states of Sumer in southern Iraq, either as allies or enemies in their various wars.
The Old Elamite period opens the 2nd millennium B.C. when the native inhabitants again took control of their country and also conquered parts of Mesopotamia which they held until defeated by Hammurabi of Babylon in the 18th c.
www.anaviangallery.com /ancient_iranian_preface.html   (2979 words)

 4th millennium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The fourth millennium is a period of time which will begin on 1 January 3001 and will end on 31 December 3999.
The Marvel Comics Super-villain Kang the Conqueror rules the Earth in the 41st century according to the comics.
The Fox animated sitcom, Futurama is set largely in the 4th millennium.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/4th_millennium   (419 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 4th millennium BC
The Scythians flourished from the 8th to the 4th cent.
From the 4th millennium BC, Elam was under the cultural influence of Mesopotamia.
Adriatic sailors and stone knappers: Palagruza in the 3rd millennium BC.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=4th+millennium+BC   (685 words)

 Early history - Memory Alpha - A Wikia wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This article details the timeline since the 5th Millennium BCE until the 16th century.
BCE: 5th Millennium BCE / 4th Millennium BCE / 3rd Millennium BCE / 2nd Millennium BCE / 1st Millennium BCE
4th Century CE The Jem'Hadar begin serving as the Dominion's front line of defense.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Early_History   (1684 words)

 Historical Evolution of the 'ratha' or chariot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
On it, the central plank, through which the axle passes, is narrowed to a diametral bar; the flanking planks of the tripartite wheel are eliminated, and the former bonding slats are turned into sturdy transverse bars between the diametral bar and the felloe.
These are first attested in earlier 3rd millennium BC Mesopotamia by figured documents and actual remains, preceded in the 4th millennium by pictographic signs showing sledges and sledges on two rollers or (more likely) alreadyh four wheels, which point clearly to a sledge-with-roller origin.
One marked difference between the wagons in the later 4th millennium pictograms and those illustrated in the 3rd millennium is at the front, where there is now a fairly high screen.
www.hindunet.org /saraswati/ratha3.htm   (6128 words)

 Studies on Culture and Civilization of Iran’s Northwest Dwellers in 4th Millennium BC - CAIS Archaeological & ...
Studies on Culture and Civilization of Iran’s Northwest Dwellers in 4th Millennium BC News Category:
The civilization had been developed in the late 4th millennium BC in Caucasus and then had moved to Iran’s northwest area, though there is little evidence of its expansion and the culture it represented in the area.
Given the tradition of pottery in the 4th millennium BC, the discovered artifacts indicate they all belong to a single culture and civilization.”
www.cais-soas.com /news/2004/june2004/23-06.htm   (200 words)

 Millennium Countdown Clock
The 3rd millennium should therefore start on January 1st, 2001 and not as is popularly believed on January 1st, 2000.
The millennium clock by default takes the year 3001 as start of the 4th millennium.
This millennium clock used to countdown to the start of the 3rd millennium.
www.7is7.com /otto/clck2000.html   (144 words)

Until recently it had been thought that the first large cities in Mesopotamia, of which Uruk is the best-known example, had developed on the alluvial plain of Sumer during the 4th millennium bc.
The discovery of a monumental building with a massive basalt threshold dating before the middle of the 4th millennium (Oates & Oates 1997) raised the question whether Brak might have been a city as large and complex as those of southern Mesopotamia.
Subsequent topographic survey and a series of test pits has established that Brak was, at its largest, up to 100 ha in total area in the middle of the 4th millennium, well before any substantial southern influence at the site.
antiquity.ac.uk /ProjGall/emberling02   (729 words)

 Clark University | Students | Content Title
The Millennium Leadership Conference is designed to cultivate the inherent leadership qualities of college students who identify as ALANA.
Through a series of workshops and presentations, participants are challenged to assess their own experiences on college campuses from a personal and broader perspective.
This assessment then leads to an exploration of how each student can play a pivotal role in shaping the culture of his or her campus, and more importantly, how that will translate into a fulfilling college experience.
www.clarku.edu /undergraduate/millennium/index.cfm   (131 words)

 The State Hermitage Museum: Collection Highlights
The come from the burial mounds of not only the nomadic Scythians, but also the Meotians, a tribe closely related to them in culture and way of life that inhabited the basin of the River Kuban, as well as settled farmers of the forest-steppe zone.
The display features items from sites of the 5th and 4th centuries B.C. in the lower reaches of the Dnieper - the "royal" burial mounds, the most famous of which are Chertomlyk and Solokha.
The display also includes works representing what is known as the "polychrome" style that emerged in the Hellenistic period and reached its peak in the first centuries A.D. They are decorated with precious stones, glass and enamel insets, and gold pendants and chains.
www.hermitagemuseum.org /html_En/03/hm3_10_4.html   (696 words)

 Wadi Feinan in the Fourth and Third Millennia BC, Wadi Feinan, Southern Jordan
The Wadi Feinan 4th and 3rd millennia Project is one of several sub-projects of the British Wadi Feinan Regional Project, co-ordinated by the British Institute at Amman for Archaeology and History (BIAAH).
The overarching general goals of the BIAAH Wadi Feinan Project are to explore long-term land use, human adaptations and social change in the Feinan valley from the late Pleistocene to the present.
The aims of the 4th-3rd millennia BC project are therefore to explore regional settlement, interregional interactions and social changes in Wadi Feinan at the dawn of the Early Bronze Age.
www.ucl.ac.uk /archaeology/research/profiles/kwright/wadires.htm   (1007 words)

 Malter Galleries Past Auctions
Early Vinca Culture, Southern Yugoslavia, c.5,000 Millennium BC.
Millennium BC, frit composition depicting a worn scene with a man, snake and flower.
Lot of 2 cylinder seals, one an Old Babylonian type depicting a presentation scene, L: 16mm, the second from Akkad, c.2200 BC, depicting rampant lions on either side of a tree of life, two seated stick figures above, L: 24mm.
www.maltergalleries.com /archives/auction04/nov2004/page2.html   (5442 words)

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After spreading to southeastern Europe in the 5th-4th millennium B.C.metallurgy advanced rapidly and was accompanied by significant social and cultural changes.
The earliest metal in this area was produced by the Tripolye culture (Eneolithic) to the 4th millennium B.C. The Tripolye focus was relatively modest within the advanced central area of the Balkan and Carpathian province.
(3) The third stage - Late Bronze Age (mid 2nd millennium B.C. to the beginning of the 1st millennium B.C.) was characterized by the further geographic spread of metallurgy.
www.csen.org /koryakova2/Korya.Bronze.html   (628 words)

Final Copper Age (abt beginning of the 4th millennium Cal BC - abt mid 4th millennium Cal BC) (abt 4000/3900 - 3600 Cal BC)
Early Bronze Age I (abt mid 4th millennium Cal BC - end of 4th millennium Cal BC) (abt 3600 - 3000 Cal BC)
Early Bronze III (abt mid 3rd millennium Cal BC - and the end of the 3rd millennium Cal BC) (abt 2500/2400 Cal BC - abt 2000 Cal BC)
www.iianthropology.org /sites1.html   (822 words)

 Art History 307: Early Chinese Art: From Antiquity to the 10th Century: Neolithic
Basin, painted pottery with human face motif, excavated at Banpo, Shaanxi, 4th millennium BCE.
Line drawing of emblem or pictograph (perhaps consisting of sun, moon, and mountain) incised on pottery urn, excavated in northern Anhui.
Burial with jade ritual implements, 3rd millennium BCE, Liangzhu culture (Neolithic).
www.wisc.edu /arth2test/ah307/neolith.html   (188 words)

 Welcome to The Human Past - Student Study Guide Website
Nabta Playa (Egypt), by 7000 BC Enneri Bardagué (Chad), from the 6th millennium BC Uan Muhuggiag (Libya), by the 5th millennium BC Grotte Capeletti (Algeria), by the 5th millennium BC Adrar Bous (Niger), by the 5th millennium BC Dhar Tichitt (Mauritania), by the mid-2nd millennium BC Zinchecra (Libya) by the mid-1st millennium BC
By the late 4th millennium BC, elites ruled numerous centers of power and controlled limited areas using a combination of secular and sacred authority.
During the later 1st millennium BC and the early 1st millennium AD, the Meroitic state rose, and 20,000-25,000 people lived at Meroë, which had a walled royal precinct and temples to Egyptian and Meroitic deities.
www.thamesandhudsonusa.com /web/humanpast/summaries/ch10.html   (4251 words)

 Millennium Tennis and Fitness Club - Home
This is the 4th Annual Millennium Thanksgiving Open.
It will be held at the Millennium Tennis and Fitness Club.
To enter or for more information, call the Millennium at (417)206-0202 or fax entries to (417)206-8907.
www.millenniumtennis.com   (283 words)

 The Art Newspaper -- Events, Politics and Economics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
millennium BC Spouted vessel, painted, from Eridu, end of the 5
millennium BC Group of painted Ubaid pottery, various shapes, from Eridu, datable to about 4000 BC Two terracotta figurines representing the mother-goddess, traces of bitumen for hair on their heads.
millennium BC Large jar painted with geometric panels and a landscape, from Tepe Gawra, Ubaid pottery, early 4
www.theartnewspaper.com /iraqmus/foto.asp?cartella=pre-hist&partenza=10&titolo=Pre-History   (178 words)

 2006 MCF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The 2006 Millennium Chess Festival will not be held.
With regret, we announce that the 2006 Millennium Chess Festival
It is hoped that the Virginia Chess Federation and/or local organizers
www.geocities.com /millenniumchessfestival   (44 words)

TIMELINE 4th MILLENNIUM B.C. Copyright 1996,1997,1998,1999,2000 by Magic Dragon Multimedia.
May be posted electronically provided that it is transmitted unaltered, in its entirety, and without charge.
Stanford "3000 BC" notes 2970 BC: Europe; Floods in Netherlands Floods in the Southern Netherlands a series of inundations occur 4,350 to 4,075 years BP corresponding an alteration of wet and dry periods (Beyens 1982) #47.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/timeline4KBC.html   (6353 words)

 The Official Family of the new Millennium (TM) News
Celebration of the 3rd Millennium (yes, its' still possible).
Well, we've celebrated the end of the 2nd Millennium (twice now), so why not continue to celebrate the 3rd millennium.
Have a party with sci-fi movies from the 1950s (or earlier) and snicker at how 'the future' was really supposed to look.
www.y2kfam.com /millennium3activities.htm   (276 words)

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