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A concise, yet thorough study of early Mesopotamia before c.1500 BC. The history of this area of modern-day Syria and Iraq and the people that inhabited it are discussed alongside some wonderful photographs of objects from the British Museum collection. Mesopotamia was a leading centre for literacy and spear-headed innovation and change in the 3rd-2nd millennium BC. Julian...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published December 31st 2000 by British Museum Press (first published December 31st 1991)
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Concise history although pretty dry. Has a good map in it. Good explanation of the use of the bevel-edged bowls.
A brief, but surprisingly engaging and informative introduction to the history of ancient Mesopotamia.
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