Category: Exercises

Wall Plaque from Ur

White limestone, 23x26cm, 2500BCE, Ur, Iraq; British Museum, London © Trustees of the British Museum. (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) One of the fascinating things about researching such old works of art is what you learn about ancient history and geography. Before reading about this plaque I had heard of Mesopotamia, but couldn’t place it on a …

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King Amenhotep III

I had a trip to the British Museum to find different works of art to collect and comment on for this course. I was really please dthat I did as you can get so much more from seeing the “real thing” rather than commenting on a postcard aor images from the web. For this particular …

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