Babylonia Gave Us Wheels, Other Luxuries

Can you imagine a world without the wheel? No wheels would mean no cars, trains, or airplanes, and no machines or industry. In the absence of the wheel, the world would come to a standstill. We can thank the Babylonians for pioneering discoveries like the wheel, the chariot, and the sailboat, as well as the development of the first-known map, which was engraved on clay tablets.
Let us take a look at the top 12 most significant Babylonian discoveries:
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1. The First Map
2. Cuneiform
3. Agriculture
4. Urbanization
5. Astrology and Horoscopy
6. The Concept of Time
7. The Sailboat
8. The First Wheel
9. The Chariot
10. The Study of Mathematics
11. The Primitive Plow
12. Art and Architecture
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