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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, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_fertile_cresent.svg; Image of Great Ziggurat of Ur, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ziggarat_of_Ur_001.jpg.

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.

  • Mesopotamia

    Ancient area between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.