This is the babylonian empire the person you see is hammurabi he is the ruler of Babylon. This is the Euphrates river. Behind the land is the Tigris river. people settled near water because it is a vital resource. vital means that it is necessary for life.
This is a priest, they work in the ziggurats. A ziggurat is the place where people worship their gods. Priests controlled a surplus of grain. They obtain their grain from respects from the people because the priest are the only ones that can speak to the gods. King hammurabi created polytheism, polytheism is what allows the people to worship more than one god.
This is a farm, people would grow their crops for food. People would mostly grow wheat. They had to grow crops to survive. They did not have as many farming tools as we have present day, so they had to work very hard.
This is the social class pyramid. The social class pyramid shows your class and determines how you are treated and your ranking. But you had rights and from hard work could move yourself from the bottom to the top.
This is Hammurabi's set of laws they were displayed on the pillars of the ziggurat so everybody could see them so when someone got in trouble they couldn't say "I didn't know" because they were displayed in the middle of the city on the pillars.
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This is a city sate. a city state is the city with all of its surrounding lands. In the center of the city was a ziggurat. this made the city very popular for trading and was good for the economy because everybody would get what they need. For example if you have something and you need something you can trde it with someone thta has a surplus of it.