Art of the First Cities

The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus
January 2003
Overall map showing ancient and modern locations in the regions spanned by this exhibition on early civilizations.
Map of the Near East during the Late Uruk and Early Dynastic periods.
Map of Near East showing the Ur III state at its greatest extent.
Map of Near East showing the Akkadian empire at its greatest extent.
Map of regional trade in situ at the Met.

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