By studying paintings from the Cave of Lascaux and other caves in France, students will discover that pictures can be a way of communicating beliefs and ideas and can give us clues today about what life was like long ago.
"…a devastation of the loveliest of lands, in a memorable disaster shared by peoples and cities."...Pliny the Younger
You are an archaeologist uncovering artifacts found in Old Babylonia. What can you learn from them about trade there as well?
Many artifacts from Old Babylonia were made in Old Babylonia. Is this one of them?
Click on the link for your group and work together to answer the questions. The precepts are available at Yale University’s Avalon Project. The precepts, questions, and some brief background information that will guide each group through this activity is available in the list of links below (in .pdf form).