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The Ziggurat at Ur: Design Your Own City

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Friday, May. 10, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET


The Ziggurat of Ur.

Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators!

Mesopotamia was the site for the earliest human cities, and the ziggurat was an important religious building in ancient Mesopotamian cities such as Ur. Students will learn about the lives of people in ancient Sumer, and they will also get the chance to play city planner and design their own cities.

Recommended materials: Blank sheet of paper and a writing utensil.

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