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The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia



The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia
AUSTRALIA
MELBOURNE  •  Melbourne Museum  •  Ongoing
 

This exhibition features over 170 artefacts from the world famous Middle East collection of The British Museum. From massive carved stone reliefs depicting scenes of battles and hunting to stunning gold jewellery.

The show focuses on three of the great centres of ancient civilisation – Sumer, Assyria and Babylon. Themes in the exhibition include palaces and royal power, religious beliefs and rituals, burial practices and royal tombs, and the myths and legends that surround ancient Mesopotamia.



Melbourne Museum Website


Contact: Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
Tel: (61) 13 1102

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