Myth and reality

13 November 2008 – 15 March 2009

Discover the greatest city of
ancient Iraq through archaeology, history and art

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Highlight objects featured in the exhibition

Online resources

Ancient Mesopotamia

Ancient Mesopotamia websiteExplore the ruins of a palace, the library of an astronomer and the Royal Tombs of Ur, then build your own ziggurat and calculate the movements of the planets.



Supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation

Exhibition organised by the British Museum,
the musée du Louvre and the Réunion des musées
nationaux, and the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.

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