Exhibition Tour: Mesopotamia: Civilization Begins
GETTY VILLA CLOSED Until further notice
April1-July 27, 2020
- Monday, July 27th
Mesopotamia—the land "between the rivers” in modern-day Iraq—was home to the ancient Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians. On this 45-minute tour, learn about these cultures' many achievements, including the earliest known script (cuneiform), the formation of the first cities, and the development of advanced scientific knowledge, arts, and literature.