Our knowledgeable ROM facilitators lead your students on a journey through 3,000 years of human history and how the innovations of Mesopotamia continue to impact our lives today.
Some of the earliest urban civilization originated in Mesopotamia along with complex forms of social organization and economic activity. Trace the benchmarks of Mesopotamia's social and technological developments and the emergence of city-states in ancient Sumer (4000 – 2000 BCE); the dominance of the Assyrian World Empire (1000 – 600 BCE); and the dramatic rise and fall of Babylon (600 – 540 BCE).
Your students will also learn about the rediscovery of Mesopotamia by the West through excavations in the 19th and 20th centuries, and the catastrophic impact on Iraq's cultural heritage following the 2003 looting of Baghdad's Iraq Museum and the destruction of numerous archaeological sites.
Curricular links include:
Grade 5: Early Civilizations
Grades 11: World History before 1600 (CHW3M)
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Elementary and Secondary one-hour tours | Weekdays
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* School rates are per person and available only for school groups of 15 or more students that pre-book in advance of their visit. School rates are not available for walk-up sales. Prices inclusive of all applicable taxes. Prices are listed per person. One free teacher or supervisor for every ten students.