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Timeline of Art

Ancient World
The invention of writing to the fall of Rome

Ancient World, Timeline of Art
Ancient Egypt, Ancient World

Ancient Egypt

Super power of all super powers.

4000 BCE-30 BCE
Mesopotamia, Ancient World


Poetry, war, and the invention of law

3500 BCE-1000 BCE
Aegean Civilizations, Ancient World

Aegean Civilizations

The lost faces of the ancient world

3000 BCE-1200 BCE
Ancient China, Ancient World

Ancient China

Three dynasties birth Chinese art and philosophy.

2070 BCE-256 BCE
Kingdom of Kush, Ancient World

Kingdom of Kush

A Nubian Empire rivals Egypt for 1000 years

2000 BCE-400 CE
Lapita Expansion, Ancient World

Lapita Expansion

History's greatest navigators, and the beautiful vessels they left behind

1500 BCE-600 CE
Olmec Civilization, Ancient World

Olmec Civilization

The pouting ancestors of Mesoamerica

1400 BCE-400 BCE
Ancient Greece, Ancient World

Ancient Greece

Know Thyself

800 BCE-31 BCE
The Celts, Ancient World

The Celts

Death & Gold

800 BCE-43 CE
The Etruscans, Ancient World

The Etruscans

A mysteriously happy people at the fringes of the classical world

768 BCE-100 BCE
Ancient Rome, Ancient World

Ancient Rome

The roads make the empire

753 BCE-530 CE
The Iberians, Ancient World

The Iberians

Human-animal hybrids in the melting pot of ancient cultures

600 BCE-500 CE
Teotihuacan Culture, Ancient World

Teotihuacan Culture

City of Water & Fire

400 BCE-600 CE
Classical India, Ancient World

Classical India

The largest economy in the world for 1500 years

230 BCE-550 CE
Next Era
Middle Ages, Timeline of Art

Middle Ages

Feudalism and the rise of organized religion

300 CE-1500

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