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Open access online educational resource (OER): Mesopotamian Art.

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From Marian Feldman:
Through a Technology Fellowship Grant from the Center for Educational Resources at the Johns Hopkins University, Megan Lewis and Marian Feldman have published 5 open access online educational resource (OER) modules that deal with aspects of Mesopotamian Art.

The modules cover the following topics:

Cylinder Seals and the Development of Writing in Early Mesopotamia
Ur III: Continuity and Erasure
Late Bronze Age Internationalism and the International Artistic Style
Neo-Assyrian Palace Reliefs of Kings Tiglath-Pileser III and Sargon II
The Ancient City of Babylon

They can be accessed through the website for Openstax CNX, hosted through Rice University:

The Ancient City of Babylon

This module discusses the ancient city of Babylon, specifically the archaeological remains from the period of the Neo-Babylonian Empire. The city is placed in its cultural context and some historical background is given. The importance of the city as a religious and cult center is discussed in detail. Written
Megan LewisMarian Feldman Nov 8, 2015

Late Bronze Age Internationalism and the International Artistic Style

This module discusses the diplomatic gift-exchange which occurred during the Late Bronze Age in the Mediterranean and Ancient Near East, and the international artistic koiné which was central to the process. Written by M. Lewis, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University, and
Megan LewisMarian Feldman Oct 24, 2015

Cylinder Seals and the Development of Writing in Early Mesopotamia

An introduction to the use of cylinder seals and the development of writing in Mesopotamia during the 4th millennium BCE. Written by Dr. M. Feldman, professor in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University, and M. Lewis, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins
Megan LewisMarian Feldman Aug 31, 2015

Ur III: Continuity and Erasure

This module discusses the Ur III dynasty, their continuities and breaks with previous political entities, and the memory of this period in later Mesopotamian periods. Written by M. Lewis, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University, and Dr. M. Feldman, professor in the Department of
Megan LewisMarian Feldman Sep 21, 2015

Neo-Assyrian Palace Reliefs of Kings Tiglath-Pileser III and Sargon II

This module provides an overview of the palace reliefs of kings Tiglath-Pileser III and Sargon II of the Neo-Assyrian empire, including their artistic innovations and the political background of their creation.
Megan LewisMarian Feldman Oct 27, 2015

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