During the second half of the 17th century BC, the Hittites descended from the north and overcame the indigenous Hati people, probably incorporating much of that culture into their own. They conquered the city of Hattush, renaming it Hattusha, and made it the capital of their own empire. The Hittites rapidly became a major power, rivaling Mesopotamia and Egypt. We know from objects of trade, treaties and clay tablet records of their letters that they had contact with Mycenae,
The people of the Ancient Empire.The discovery of the tomb of Akhithotep, overlord of the Vth dynasty, in 1941 by Abdessalam Hussein, was and will forever remain one of the most spectacular discoveries in the history of Egyptology.
Mohenjo-daro is an archeological site situated in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Built around 2600 BC, it was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, and one of the world's earliest major urban settlements, existing at the same time as the civilizations of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Crete. Significant excavation has since been conducted at the site of the city, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980