The returned object was not a mesopotamian artifact, at least not in a traditional sense.
The mesopotamian bas-reliefs echoed in the shadow of Light From the Left by Charles Ray.
Also, the Bible clearly places the Garden of Eden “eastward,” near the mesopotamian empire of Sumer.
The Bible is not sui generis—it speaks with a mesopotamian accent.
A lens, it must be remembered, with a fair magnifying power, has been discovered among the mesopotamian ruins.
This poverty in nature must perplex the mesopotamian artist.
Over three thousand years ago the Egyptian and mesopotamian kings hunted the elephant in Syria.
But I am far from depending on this authority for the age of the mesopotamian plain.
Finally, there is that fascinating problem of the irrigation of the mesopotamian desert.
The real frontier from this point was the mesopotamian desert, which extends from Kerkesiyeh to Nimrud, a distance of 150 miles.
ancient name for the land that lies between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (in modern Iraq), from Greek mesopotamia (khora), literally "a country between two rivers," from fem. of mesopotamos, from mesos "middle" (see medial (adj.)) + potamos "river" (see potamo-).
In 19c. the word sometimes was used in the sense of "anything which gives irrational or inexplicable comfort to the hearer," based on the story of the old woman who told her pastor that she "found great support in that comfortable word Mesopotamia" ["Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable," 1870]. The place was called Mespot (1917) by British soldiers serving there in World War I. Related: Mesopotamian.
A region of western Asia, in what is now Iraq, known as the “cradle of civilization.” Western writing first developed there, done with sticks on clay tablets. Agricultural organization on a large scale also began in Mesopotamia, along with work in bronze and iron (see Bronze Age and Iron Age). Governmental systems in the region were especially advanced (see Babylon and Hammurabi). A number of peoples lived in Mesopotamia, including the Sumerians, Akkadians, Hittites, and Assyrians.