Mesopotamian Art: More Resources

Online Resources

Art of the First Cities
From the Metropolitan Museum of Art a virtual catalog for art history that searches (among others) the Frick Art Reference Library, the Getty Research Institute Library and the Metropolitan Museum

The Baghdad Museum Project

British Museum
Search the collections (e.g. search under “mesopotamia”)

Interpol: Endangered Iraqi Objects

Interpol: Stolen Works of Art

Mesopotamian art in the Louvre

The Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago has a Mesopotamian collection.

Oriental Institute: Lost Treasures from Iraq

Oriental Institute: Ancient Mesopotamia: This History, Our History

U.S. Department of State: Top 30 Missing Iraqi Cultural Artifacts

UNESCO: Cultural Heritage in Iraq

In the Library

Art Law Handbook
Aspen Law & Business / Ref KF4288 .A948 2000 (includes CD)

Art of the First Cities: The Third Millennium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus
Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press / N5330 .A68 2003

The Dictionary of Art
Grove / Ref N31 .D5 1996 (34 volumes)

Illustrated Dictionary of Symbols in Eastern and Western Art
IconEditions / Ref N7740 .H35 1996

Last Lectures by Roger Fry … With an Introduction by Kenneth Clark
The Macmillan Company; Cambridge, Eng., The University press / N5330 .F7