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3,000 - 1,000 BCE
Ancient Mesopotamia stretched from the Persian Gulf, through today's Kuwait, Iraq and Syria, following the rivers Tigris and Euphrates, with the Zagros mountains to the East.
In Africa early civilisations were seen in Egypt and in Nubia, including the Kushites.
The Indus Valley
Not much is known about the Indus valley, which had a thriving empire, which resided in modern day India
The Minoans arrived in Crete around 2,600 BCE and by 2000 BCE had built a civilisation.
Not much is known about the Olmecs that were located in the present day gulf of Mexico, however, evidence points to them being a thriving and civilised empire.