WHAP Timeline

Timeline created by hrgoei279
  • 3,300 BCE

    Harappa (Afro-Eurasia)

    Harappa (Afro-Eurasia)
    Lasted until 1300 BCE,
    Advanced sanitation system,
    Metallurgy: bronze, lead, tin, and copper
  • 3,100 BCE

    Ancient Egypt (Afro-Eurasia)

    Ancient Egypt (Afro-Eurasia)
    Lasted until 332 BC
    Nile river/Agriculture
    Pyramids and elaborate tombs
  • 1,800 BCE

    Mayan (West Hemisphere)

    Mayan (West Hemisphere)
    Lasted until 900 CE
    Idea of Zero
    Mayan Calendar
    Terrace Farming
  • 1,766 BCE

    Shang (East Asia)

    Shang (East Asia)
    Lasted until 1122 BCE
    Use of Oracle Bones
    First Dynasty with written records
    Developed bronze metallurgy
  • 1,500 BCE

    Olmecs (West Hemisphere)

    Olmecs (West Hemisphere)
    Lasted until 400 CE
    Giant head sculptures
    Jade (trade)
    Ball game
  • 1,122 BCE

    Zhou (East Asia)

    Zhou (East Asia)
    Lasted until 256 BCE
    Began Confucianism and Daoism
    Mandate of Heaven
    Period of Warring States
  • -322 BCE

    Mauryan (South Asia)

    Mauryan (South Asia)
    Lasted until 187 BC
    Ashokan Edicts
  • -315 BCE

    Gupta (South Asia)

    Gupta (South Asia)
    Lasted until 551 CE
    Golden age of India
    Religious Freedom
    Decimal System