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Other useful links

Museum websites

     Here are links to museum websites which offer some online access and opportunity to study the certain objects online. In some cases, online databases / catalogues are available with basic information concerning objects. The links are mostly to websites relevant to Near Eastern studies.

The British Museum: Department of the Middle East
          To date, the Near Eastern material in the British Museum (including objects from the Royal Cemetery at Ur and some large Assyrian stone sculptures) has not yet been included in the online catalogue, but one can find short descriptions of the relevant rooms and some of their content. [rL. Accessed 29 January 2015]

The Jerusalem Archaeological Park
          Link to the Jerusalem Archaeological Park, including area around Temple mount. [cJC. Accessed 28 January 2015, rL]

McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture: Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur
          Website of a 1999 exhibit on some of the finds from the Royal Tombs at Ur. [rL. Accessed 27 January 2015]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2000-2014)
          Website of the Met in New York, including a searchable online catalogue with art from the ancient Near East, with beautiful images and descriptive notes for each item. There are also detailed lesson plans for educators. [rL. Accessed 27 January 2015]

The Morgan Library & Museum: Ancient Near Eastern Seals and Tablets
          Browse the museum's collection of seals, tablets and other Near Eastern objects. With high quality images and basic information for each piece. [rL. Accessed 28 January 2015]

The University of Pennsylvania Museum

          A rich website for one of the major collections of Mesopotamian materials in the world. [gB. Website currently inaccessible, 27 January 2015, rL]

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