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Sumerian Art and Architecture

Sumerian Art and Architecture

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will consider the art and architecture of Sumer.

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Citations

Image of Standard of Ur (War Panel), PD-1923, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Standard_of_Ur_-_War.jpg; Image of Great Ziggurat of Ur, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ziggarat_of_Ur_001.jpg; Image of Mesopotamian Male Worshipper, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mesopotamia_male_worshiper_2750-2600_B.C.jpg; Image of Eye Idols, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Augenidole_Syrien_Slg_Ebn%C3%B6ther.jpg; Image of Mask of Warka, PD-1923, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:UrukHead.jpg

 

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