Be the first to visit our exhibit on ancient Mesopotamia, which builds on groundbreaking technology in artifact imaging being done at the Museum. Included in this redesign of the exhibit "The Land between Two Rivers" are artifacts not displayed since the World Heritage Museum and the new exhibit area "First Impressions: Mesopotamian Cylinder Seals," featuring our first digital multimedia interactive. Explore the displays, enjoy refreshments, and listen to the talk "Mini-masterpieces: the Art of the Mesopotamian Cylinder Seal" by curator and museum director Wayne Pitard. The talk, which begins at 2:00 pm, is appropriate for family members ages 10 and up. The cylinder seal exhibit was made possible in part by a grant from the University of Illinois' Office of the Vice Chancellor for Public Engagement. The interactive modules for the exhibit were created by the eDream Institute at NCSA.