"The rivers are the Tigris and Euphrates, which flow from highland Turkey to the Gulf, through areas of rich farmland that were home to some of the first experiments in agriculture and irrigation...

More than 3000 years of ancient Mesopotamian history and achievements can be illustrated chronologically through a wide range of spectacular artefacts from the collections of the Middle East Department of the British Museum. The innovations, beliefs, artistic craftsmanship, power and legacy of Mesopotamia can be explored through these objects many of which result from famous excavations of legendary ancient cities such as Ur, Nineveh and Babylon."


Quoted Source:
British Museum Website - Link

Additional Sources:
History of the Ancient World blog - Link

*Please note that the Royal Ontario Museum's website has not been updated with this exhibition yet. However, when it does get posted, you can find more information by visiting ROM's Website - Link