Ancient Mesopotamia: portrait of a dead civilization

  title={Ancient Mesopotamia: portrait of a dead civilization},
  author={A. Oppenheim},
"This splendid work of scholarship . . . sums up with economy and power all that the written record so far deciphered has to tell about the ancient and complementary civilizations of Babylon and Assyria." Edward B. Garside, "New York Times Book Review" Ancient Mesopotamia the area now called Iraq has received less attention than ancient Egypt and other long-extinct and more spectacular civilizations. But numerous small clay tablets buried in the desert soil for thousands of years make it… Expand
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