37th century BC

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The 37th century BC was a century which lasted from the year 3700 BC to 3601 BC.


  • 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.
  • Indus Valley civilisation in South Asia (3700 BC).


  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". The Washington Post. Highbeam Research. December 6, 1993. Archived from the original on September 21, 2014. Retrieved September 2, 2012. (subscription required)