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6-08-2015, 00:23

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bottero, Jean, ed.; translated by Antonia Nevill. Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins UP, 2001. Print.

Harris, Rivkah. Gender and Aging in Mesopotamia: The Gilgamesh Epic and Other Ancient Literature. Norman, OK: U of Oklahoma P, 2000. Print.

Nissen, Hans J., and Peter Heine. From Mesopotamia to Iraq: A Concise History. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2009. Print.

Pritchard, James, ed. The Ancient Near East: An Anthology of Texts and Pictures. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2011. Print.

Roaf, Michael. Cultural Atlas of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East. New York: Facts on File, 1990. Print.

FURTHER READINGS

Morley, Jacqueline, and David Antram (illustrator). You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Sumerian Slave!:

A Life of Hard Labor You’d Rather Avoid. New York: Franklin Watts, 2007. Print.

Nardo, Don. The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Mesopotamia. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven, 2006. Print.

Steele, Phillip. Eyewitness Mesopotamia. New York: DK, 2007. Print.

WEBSITES

To learn more about Ancient Civilizations, visit booklinks.abdopublishing.com. These links are routinely monitored and updated to provide the most current information available.



PLACES TO VISIT

ORIENTAL INSTITUTE MUSEUM

The University of Chicago 1155 East Fifty-Eighth Street Chicago, IL 60637 773-702-9520

https://oi.uchicago.edu/museum-exhibits

The Oriental Institute Museum features a gallery containing Mesopotamian artifacts ranging from tens of thousands of years ago to the 600s CE. This includes a wide variety of cuneiform documents.

PENN MUSEUM

3260 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 215-898-4000

http://www.penn.museum/sites/iraq

Iraq’s Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur’s Royal Cemetery, a long-term exhibit maintained by the University of Pennsylvania, displays artifacts from the tomb of Puabi (who may have been a queen or priestess) and other Sumerian luminaries who were buried in Ur.

 

 

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