Ancient Mesopotamia

Source: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

Mesopotamia, an ancient Greek term meaning “the land between rivers,” is considered to be the cradle of civilization because this is where we find the origins of agriculture, written language, and cities.Chosen from the Mesopotamian collection of the Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago, this website tells the story of ancient Mesopotamia now present-day Iraq — a story shared by all humans.

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