Agrarian–Urban Centers of the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean, 11,500–600 BCE

Audio / Video / Film

  1. Meluhha: The Indus Civilization and its Contacts with Mesopotamia (58:48)

Mark Kenoyer from University of Wisconsin looks at the Indus river valley civilization and its contribution to Mesopotamian society.

  1. Nubia: Black Pharaohs of Africa

Historian David Adams journeys to Nubia in search of the black pharaohs of Africa. (A small section of this is missing at the end of the third and final segment.)

Part 1/3 (10:07)

Part 2/3 (10:04)

Part 3/3 (10:05)

Web Links

  1. “Ancient Mesopotamia,” Website of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. A user- friendly portal to the world-renowned Mesopotamia collection of the Oriental
  1. “Ancient Egypt,” website of the British Museum. Pictorial introduction, with short texts.