Learn about the complex identities of people in the ancient Middle East. More important than race and religion were identities formed on the basis of age and gender, tribal membership, language spoken or the cities in which they lived.
- The Question of Identity: Ethnicity, Language, Religion, and Gender
- Ethnicity and Race
Framing the Issues
Former Chief Curator, Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago
LESSON 1: Using Artifacts for Clues About Identity
LESSON 2: Comparing Modern and Ancient Ideas of Ethnicity and Identity