Once considered the “cradle of civilization,” the Fertile Crescent’s place among the Tigris, Euphrates, and Nile rivers once led to an abundance of riches. Now the depleation of those resources has led to strife in the Middle East.
5 - 8
Anthropology, Archaeology, Geography, Human Geography, Social Studies
fertile crescent illustration
Fed by the waterways of the Euphrates, Tigris, and Nile rivers, the Fertile Crescent has been home to a variety of cultures, rich agriculture, and trade over thousands of years.
Photograph by Stefano Bianchetti
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October 19, 2023
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