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Ancient Near East

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will provide an introduction to the art and architecture of the Ancient Near East.

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Map of Fertile Crescent, Creative Commons,; Image of Great Ziggurat of Ur, Public Domain,

Terms to Know
Controlled space

A type of civic design intended to impress or intimidate the viewer.

Fertile crescent

An agricultural region in the Middle and Near East, in the past it was fertile but now partly desert.


Ancient area between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.