Ancient Civilizations

China - Mesopotamia - Egypt - Kush - Phoenicia - Pompeii - Hebrews - Greece -
Rome - India - Other


World History - China

Daily Life in Ancient China from Mr. Donn

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport

Web Links on China and the Great Wall 

The World History of China

Ancient China

China from Wikipedia


Hammurabi's Code

Odyssey Online - graphics, info, games from the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University

Mesopotamia from Wikipedia


Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport - Mesopotamia

History for Kids - The Sumerians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites

Mesopotamia (Assyria, Babylonia, Sumer) from the British Museum

Mesopotamia from Fordham

The Sumerians

Ancient Mesopotamia


Mesopotamian Art

Babylonian Math

World History - Sumer - Akkadia - Assyria - Chaldea - Amorites


Mark Millmore's Ancient Egypt - excellent graphics and text

University of Chicago

Ancient Egypt from Wikipedia

Odyssey Online from Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University - graphics and info

Ancient Egypt from the British Museum in the UK

Color Tour of Egypt from University of Memphis

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt from Mr. Donn's site

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport - Ancient Egypt

History for Kids - ancient Egypt

Egyptian Mythology

Egyptian Mummies -

     New York Times Daily Lesson Plan 'Mummy Dearest'
     ONLY FOR THE BRAVE - Make a chicken (or Cornish game hen) mummy 
     Mummy-Maker Game (thanks to Nancy Keane)

Photographs of Egyptian Art

Egyptian Art Lessons -

NOVA Online : The Pyramids

Ancient Egypt Webquests and Activities

The World History of Egypt - links

Egypt from the University of Pennsylvania

Egyptian Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Egyptian Art from the Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington, DC

Mysteries of Egypt

King Tutankhamun - Was It Murder? Webquest

Egyptian Math pages - lots of activities and history, too

Tracie Kubica-Hilder's Egyptian math 

Guardian's Ancient Egypt Kid Connection - activities, masks, games

Kush Civilization:

Civilizations in Africa: Kush

Ancient Sudan: Nubia by Ibrahim Ober

Nubia from Tour

Nubia from Wikipedia

Nubia from University of California

Nubia from Crytalinks

Kush, Meroe, and Nubia

The Nubiandotnet

Ancient Nubia -

Nubia from Encyclopedia of the Orient

Black Kingdoms of the Nile

Nubia  -

The Story of Africa - Nubia


Phoenician Studies 

Phoenicia -

Phoenicia from Wikipedia

History for Kids - Phoenicians


Pompeii: Unraveling Ancient Mysteries

Pompeii from Wikipedia

Pompeii Forum Project

Pompeii - The City That Time Has Not Forgotten

Pompeii: Death of A City


Ancient Hebrews

Canaan and Ancient Israel from University of Pennsylvania

PBS Heritage Civilization and the Jews

The Maccabees

The Ancient Hebrews (scroll to middle of page)

The Hebrews from Wikipedia


World History - Ancient Greece

Odyssey Online - graphics, info, games from Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University

 History for Kids - Ancient Greece

The Greeks : Crucible of Civilization from PBS

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport - Ancient Greece

World History Ancient Greece - links to numerous sites and topics

Ancient Greece from Wikipedia

The Ancient Greek World

Ancient and Modern Olympic Sports

Greek Art

Alexander the Great - maps, text, links

The Ancient Greeks


World History - Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome from Wikipedia

Ancient Rome

Odyssey Online - games, info, graphics from Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University

The Romans from the BBC in England - very kid-friendly

Ancient Rome from Social Studies for Kids

The Colosseum of Ancient Rome

Forum Romanum

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport - Ancient Rome

The World History of Rome - links

Julius Caesar

Ancient Rome timeline

All Roads Lead to Rome Webquest -

For fun - the Caesar Cipher

Indus Valley:

World History - Indus Valley

Indus Valley from the BBC

     Harappa Map Game

Indus Valley Civilization

The World History of India

Ancient India from Wikipedia

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport - India


Seven Wonders of the Ancient World from Wikipedia

Ancient Civilizations and Their Number Systems

Egyptian Lesson Plans and Activities (scroll down the page)

EdSitement Lesson Plans