Lakeside Arts
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Connected to our Ancient Iraq: New Discoveries exhibition

Discovering the Sumerians

Tuesday 12 April, 1pm
Djanogly Theatre

Lectures & Talks

£3 (free concessions)
1 hour (no interval)

The Sumerians are famous as a people who created the world’s earliest civilisation in the region of southern Iraq between about 3500 and 2000 BC. Until 150 years ago, however, they were completely unknown. This talk will explore how the Sumerians came to be “discovered” and how things are not always as they seem. 

Image credit: Sumerian votive figure; Istabulat, Iraq c. 2400 BC ©: Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

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