The Sumerians, ( a civilization in ancient Mesopotamia) invented the wheel. The wheels were used to connect on chariots. It made it easier for them to get places faster.


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The Sumerians, ( a civilization in ancient Mesopotamia) invented the wheel. The wheels were used to connect on chariots. It made it easier for them to get places faster.

Along with the various other inventions Mesopotamia is well known for the unique and an important invention of the wheels. The wheels were invented by the Sumerians around 3500 BC.

The wheel is a cylinder shaped object that rolls fairly easily. The first wheel was made from clay, rock and mud which slowly developed to the making of wheels by joining together of wooden planks. They connected it to vehicles called chariots. It got them to places they wanted to go quickly. It was one of the biggest achievements in history.