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    DescriptionExplore the land between the Two Rivers - one of the most ancient of all civilizations - and investigate why the Sumerians, Assyrians and Babylonians were among the first to develop writing, mathematics and the science of astronomy. Practical projects include designing a tunic fit for an Assyrian king and learning to play a musical lyre.

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    What Life Was Like in Ancient Sumer, Babylon and Assyria
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lorna Oakes
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 220 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 208 g
    ISBN 13: 9781842159170
    ISBN 10: 1842159178

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.2
    BIC subject category V2: YQH, YNH
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BISAC V2.8: JNF025020
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAB
    DC21: 935
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAA
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAA
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAS
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAB, 1QDAS
    Edition statement
    illustrated edition
    Illustrations note
    200 colour photographs
    Anness Publishing
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    Publication date
    01 March 2004
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    Author Information
    Dr Jen Green received a doctorate from the University of Sussex in 1982. She worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer who has written many books for children. Lorna Oakes lectures regularly at the British Museum and Birkbeck College, London University, and has led many lecture tours to Egypt and Syria. Her work with the Education Service at the British Museum includes producing trails and a teacher's guide on the Assyrian Galleries, taking part in the programme of gallery talks and lectures, and teaching school groups and theological college students.