37th century BC

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Millennium: 4th millennium BC
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Decades: 3690s BC 3680s BC 3670s BC 3660s BC 3650s BC
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Events[edit]

Map of Minoan Crete
  • In the south of England, a rapid expansion of monument building occurred around 3700 BC.[1]
  • In the city of Uruk, southern Mesopotamia, groups of tokens representing commercial transactions begin to be enclosed in hollow clay balls and kept in archives.[2]
  • The Maykop culture, a major Bronze Age archaeological culture in the Western Caucasus region of Southern Russia, began around 3700 BC.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archaeology dating technique uncovers 'property boom' of 3700 BC". The Guardian. June 6, 2011. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ "From lumps of clay to arithmetic and grammar". Washington Post. Highbeam Research. December 6, 1993. Retrieved September 2, 2012.  (subscription required)