"The First Civilizations"
IntroductionIn this chapter you have studied the first civilizations, learning how they arose in the river valleys of southwest Asia. It was in these river valleys that the world's first empires were born. Trade was an important part of these early times. In this activity, you'll learn more about the city of Babylon, which prospered from trade and became the world's largest and wealthiest city. Visit the British Museum's Mesopotamia exhibit to learn more about the trade and transport of goods to and from this amazing ancient city.
Destination Title: Mesopotamia
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DirectionsBegin at The British Museum's online exhibit featuring Mesopotamia.
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