By Kim Benzel, Sarah Graff, Yelena Rakic, Edith Watts
Many beneficial properties of civilization originated within the lands we name the traditional close to East, an unlimited and sundry sector from Turkey to Iran and from the Caucasus to the Arabian Peninsula. This crucial advisor for K-12 educators introduces the diversity and variety of artwork produced via the wealthy cultures that flourished during this quarter in the course of an both large period of time, from approximately 8,000 B.C. to approximately 650 A.D. This totally illustrated ebook offers the cultural, archaeological, and historic contexts for a range of thirty artworks within the Metropolitan Museum's assortment, resembling enormous reliefs, silver and gold vessels, cuneiform pills, and cylinder seals. Curriculum connections, lesson plans, lecture room actions, maps, bibliographies, and a thesaurus offer a finished set of instruments to steer lecture room or gallery reviews.
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