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Ancient Near East in Kentucky
  • Date: Monday, January 24th, 20222022-01-24 through Friday, May 31st, 20242022-01-24
  • Time: All Day
  • Location: Kentucky MuseumKentucky Museum

This exhibit primarily focuses on the role of writing in two early urban societies, Mesopotamia and Egypt. The artifacts are roughly 4,300 to 3,000 years old. In the 19th century, museums and libraries throughout the Western world acquired cultural artifacts from ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, often from a desire to connect with what they considered the origins of Western civilization or Biblical History.

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Contact: Christy Spurlock

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