Ancient Mesopotamia Facts

Facts About Ancient Mesopotamia


  • Mesopotamia is the oldest human civilization known to mankind. 
  • The people that lived in Ancient Mesopotamia were known as the Sumerians. 
  • The word Mesopotamia means land between two rivers. The Euphrates and the Tigris Rivers.
  • The Sumerians wrote in clay tablets and were the first to invent a way of writing known as Cuneiform Style.
  • The Ancient Sumerians had a polytheistic society. They worshiped many Gods.
  • The Ancient Sumerians built Ziggurats in the center of their cities to worship their Gods. Ziggurats were pyramid like structures that were very high.