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Sidney Babcock: She Who Wrote: Enheduanna and Women of Mesopotamia ca. 3400-2000 BC
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An expert in the art of ancient Mesopotamia, Sidney Babcock is the Jeannette and Jonathan Rosen Curator and Department Head of the Department of Ancient Western Asian Seals and Tablets and the Morgan Library and Museum for over 25 years. He is the curator for the exhibition She Who Wrote: Enheduanna and Women of Mesopotamia ca. 3400-2000 BC which brings together for the first time a comprehensive selection of artworks that capture rich and shifting expressions of women’s lives in ancient Mesopotamia. One remarkable woman was the priestess and poet Enheduanna (ca 2300 BC) the earliest named author in world literature.
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