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 enormous and sundry sector from Turkey to Iran and from the Caucasus to the Arabian Peninsula. This crucial consultant for K-12 educators introduces the range and variety of paintings produced via the wealthy cultures that flourished during this area in the course of an both huge period of time, from approximately 8,000 B.C. to approximately 650 A.D. This totally illustrated e-book offers the cultural, archaeological, and historic contexts for a variety of thirty artworks within the Metropolitan Museum's assortment, similar to enormous reliefs, silver and gold vessels, cuneiform drugs, and cylinder seals. Curriculum connections, lesson plans, school room actions, maps, bibliographies, and a thesaurus supply a finished set of instruments to steer lecture room or gallery reviews.
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