The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia

The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia explores an era of extraordinary invention and innovation, the impact of which is still shaping our lives thousands of years later.

The exhibition focuses on three of the great centres of ancient civilisation – Sumer, Assyria and Babylon – bringing their rich history to life through objects and multimedia.

Teachers can select a range of activities from different education kits to suit the specific needs of their learners. An exhibition guide is included to provide a focus for student learning on-site. The education kits and fact sheets also provide links to a wealth of resources that are available on the world wide web.

These materials are part of a suite of resources produced by Melbourne Museum to support the teaching of Ancient History and the importance of archaeological research. See also materials for A Day in Pompeii, and Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs in this series.

ResourceFile type & sizeYear Level
Exhibition Overview Pdf, 828Kb 5-12
Student Exhibition Guide Pdf, 450Kb 5-12
Exploring Further Pdf, 906Kb 5-12
Year 7 History Pdf, 740Kb 7
Year 7 Geography Pdf, 751Kb 7
Year 7 English Pdf, 397Kb 7
Year 7 Mathematics Pdf, 409Kb 7
Senior English Pdf, 450Kb 11-12
Technology and Progress Pdf, 403Kb 5-8
Pictures from the Exhibition Pdf, 2.4Mb 5-12

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