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Age 7–11

Ancient Mesopotamia was responsible for some of the very earliest cities, writing, maths, astronomy and amazing crafts. This activity uses object based enquiry to examine the Standard of Ur, the People of Sumer, jewellery design and the relationship between humans and animals.

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Subjects covered

Art and design

Age ranges

Age 7–11

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Image: the ram in a thicket. From Ur, southern Iraq, about 2600-2400 BC.