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Cross Cultural Timeline
From The History Channel, this graphic timeline shows what was happening in America, Europe, Middle East, Egypt, India, China, Japan, and Africa for 500 years starting in 500 B.C.
Approximately dated events include: earliest stone tools in Ethiopia and East Africa, first settlements in Nile Delta, Sahara fertile enough for human occupation, earliest cave drawings in Sahara, building of the Great Pyramid, Nok culture, introduction of camels, East African coast starts trading with Romans and Arabs and Eastern Africa starts growing yams and bananas.
African timeline from five million to 500 B.C.
Colorful timeline of most major civilizations. Easy to see at a glance.