What were the Hittites known for?

What were the Hittites known for?

The Hittites were an ancient Anatolian (modern-day Turkey) people who formed an empire between 1600-1180 BCE. The Hittites manufactured advanced iron goods, ruled over their kingdom through government officials with independent authority over various branches of government, and worshipped storm gods.

Who founded the Hittites?

Hattusili I

What is the meaning of Hittite?

1 : a member of a conquering people in Asia Minor and Syria with an empire in the second millennium b.c. 2 : the extinct Indo-European language of the Hittites — see Indo-European Languages Table.

What was papyrus made out of?

Papyrus, from which we get the modern word paper, is a writing material made from the papyrus plant, a reed which grows in the marshy areas around the Nile river. Papyrus was used as a writing material as early as 3,000 BC in ancient Egypt, and continued to be used to some extent until around 1100 AD.

Who was the youngest pharaoh to take the throne?


Who robbed the pyramids?

Giuseppe Ferlini

Who robbed King Tut's grave?

First of all, it was no small matter to rob a tomb at the time that King Tut's was robbed. Later tomb robberies were relatively complete, but obviously not this one....Jimmy Dunn writing as Mark Andrews.
TitleOxford History of Ancient Egypt, The
AuthorShaw, Ian
PublisherOxford University Press

Does Egypt still have a king?

The 58-year-old Fouad—as he prefers to be called—is the last King of Egypt. The honor was conferred on him when he was six months old by his father as one of his final acts before abdicating in July 1952. Egypt's government doesn't recognize the title, or Fouad's claim to it.