Great Civilizations - Set of 5

Unlock the Roman keys and solve the ancient puzzle of Chinese tea.


Mysteries of History

For cerebral stimulation, look to the great civilizations that shaped history. Designed to engage your puzzle-loving mind, this set of brainteasers is inspired by the inventions and achievements of five global civilizations. Sample the mystery of Chinese tea, reverse engineer the Greek water mill, solve the challenge of Egyptian π (Pi), unlock the Roman keys, and try the Aztec passion flower. Part pure puzzle and part cultural exploration, they're coffee table-worthy designs and natural conversation starters. Ages 14+. Made in China.

Check out more Great Minds puzzles:
Darwin's Dinosaur Egg Puzzle
Aristotle's Number Puzzle
Women in History

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

Made from
metal, wood
10.5" L x 2.5" W x 6" H in packaging; Each puzzle approximately 1.75" L
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Fun but easy


My husband figured out the first two puzzles in a matter of seconds. I had hoped they would be more challenging.


Oh my...what Fun!


Everything was awesome. Packaging Could be more durable, storage for puzzles. Stories were awesome. Kept my grandson and husband and generations intrigued and interactive. Got 2 sets, for husband and gift ever

Cincinnati Ohio




Keeping my brother busy during his recovery.



Excellent and Fun!!


He loves to mess with them and show the younger members of our family how to! He's an excellent teacher and the kids love the puzzles as much as he does!



Great for Office


Love four puzzles. I got them for my boyfriend for Hanukkah. He wanted puzzles for his office. They slightly challenging (3/5) but I think the real struggle is putting the puzzle pieces back together without instructions. We had to find a You Tube video for one of them.

Washington, DC


Great puzzle set


Really really great puzzle set!!!!

Phoenix, Az


Great gift!


We took turns challenging ourselves - it was great to play together as a family.

Cape Coral, FL


Challenging puzzles for a good time.


Gave this to my husband who is a puzzle whiz. It took him longer than normal to figure them out, yay! Good puzzles to keep his fingers busy while he is on the computer.

Los Angeles, CA


Good stocking stuffers


I split up the set and they made perfect stocking stuffers. However, 2 of the wood puzzles broke apart immediately after we started trying to solve it.

Savannah, GA


Fun Product!


I got one box to give as a gift and a second box for myself and I can say that these puzzles are very fun - but difficult! Getting the pieces apart is only half the battle because you then need to figure out how to put them back together! They provide entertainment for guests as well. Great product all around!



Great Civilizations - Set of 5

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