Category:Ancient Near East
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The ancient Near East refers to early civilizations in Mesopotamia, Persia, Anatolia, the Levant, as well as ancient Egypt (see Category:Ancient Egypt), from the dawn of writing ca. 3500 BC to the Greek conquest of Alexander the Great in 330 BC.
This category has the following 27 subcategories, out of 27 total.