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WEST ASIAN ARTS AND CRAFTS
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Were the people from Babylon, the most famous city in ancient Mesopotamia whose ruins lie in modern-day Iraq.
Is an element of art which marks on a surface that usually varies in width, length, direction, color, and degree of curve and can be two-dimensional or implied.
Also called the "black-headed ones," lived in the southern part of what is now modern-day Iraq.
The name is thought to derive from bav-il or bav-ilim which in the akkadian language of time, "Gate of God" or Gate of the Gods." "Babylon" is a Greek word.
Are the people from Egypt, a country in Africa and is among the oldest civilizations on earth
From the Greek word meaning "between two rivers"
Part of Iraq and also modern-day Iran, Syria, and Turkey.
Were an ethnic group whose origins lie in ancient Mesopotamia
Is historically referred to some Iraqnian languages.
Dialect of Persian form the majority in Iran.
Were a major political and cultural power in ancient Iran after the conquest of the Persian Empire by Alexander the Great.
Were the last pre-islamic Persian empire, established in 224 C.E by Ardeshir I, son of Papak, descendant of Sasan.
The Persian art of rug weaving is embedded in the roots their culture and customs. Weavers mix elegant patterns with a number of varied colors
Is an element of art that shows the way something feels to touch (actual) or how it may lock (tactile).
Many caves in than showed painted imaginary of animals and hunting scenes dating back to five thousand years ago.
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