Sumerian and Babylonian art

Introduction

Sumerian and Babylonian art, works of art and architecture created by the Sumerian and Babylonian peoples of ancient Mesopotamia, civilizations which had an artistic tradition of remarkable antiquity, variety, and richness.

See also Hittite art and architecture; Phoenician art.

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