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Ziggurat

SUMERIAN ART: Ziggurat of King Urnammu c. 2500 B.C. Taller and more tower like ziggurats - has 3 levels. Sun-baked bricks glazed with different colors. Temple located on top of the city. All activities take place on varying levels (law, trading, economics). Reflect widespread belief that mountaintops are the dwelling places of gods. Felt they could provide a residence for a deity by creating their own artificial mountains. LOCATION: UR, IRAQ

Divine winged being wearing bracelet , carrying peculiar “handbag” (similar to the medicin bags), and holding PINE CONE-shaped device. Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient History, Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Civilizations, Alien Theories, Creation Myth, Cradle Of Civilization

The Anunnaki - "Those who from heaven came" - are a group of deities in ancient Mesopotamian cultures. The Anunnaki appear in the Babylonian creation myth, Enuma Elish. In the late version magnifying Marduk, after the creation of mankind, Marduk divides the Anunnaki and assigns them to their proper stations, three hundred in heaven, three hundred on the earth.

GOD SHAMASH    The Sun God Shamash rising between Mashu's Twin Peaks.To the Sumerians, Mashu was a sacred mountain. Its name means "twin" in Akkadian, and thus was it portrayed on Babylonian cylinder seals - a twin-peaked mountain, described by poets as both the seat of the gods, and the under-world. The painting is borrowed from a cylinder seal. Background is decorated with cuneiform writing. Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Akkadian Empire, Ancient Astronaut Theory, Middle Eastern Art, Sun Worship, The Hierophant

GOD SHAMASH The Sun God Shamash rising between Mashu's Twin Peaks.To the Sumerians, Mashu was a sacred mountain. Its name means "twin" in Akkadian, and thus was it portrayed on Babylonian cylinder seals - a twin-peaked mountain, described by poets as both the seat of the gods, and the under-world. The painting is borrowed from a cylinder seal. Background is decorated with cuneiform writing.

Mesopotamian lama deities were kind, protective spirits associated with the great sun god Shamash. This deity is depicted with a sensitive f. Bull Symbol, Middle East Culture, Ancient Astronaut Theory, Stone Age Art, Ancient Near East, Human Head, Sumerian, Ancient Artifacts, Museum Of Fine Arts

Mesopotamian lama deity, a bull with a human head, kind, protective spirits associated with the great sun god Shamash. In one inscription, an Assyrian king called upon lama deities to "turn back an evil person, guard the steps, and secure the path of the king who fashioned them." 2100-2000 BCE Serpentine, a smooth green stone the color of life-giving water in a desert area. The hollowed-out shapes on the body originally were inlaid with pearly shell or lapis lazuli. MFAH

Guennol Lioness B.) Mesopotamia, found near Baghdad, Iraq - this anthropomorphic lioness statue depicts the Lioness Demon, an Elamite figure. Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Civilizations, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient History, Art History, European History, Ancient Aliens, American History

Artifact Profile: the Guennol Lioness

Artifact Profile: the Guennol Lioness Before you read this post, you should know that I refer to myself as an “antiquities Communist,” meaning that I do not believe any private person has the right to...

smartbitchesdontlie: “ The Lamassu: A protective deity from Mesopotamian culture, the human headed, winged lion-esque creature guarded palace gates and was adopted as a royal kingly symbol by the. Ancient Near East, Ancient Art, Sculptures, Lion Sculpture, Ancient Mesopotamia, Human Head, Silk Road, March 2013, Metropolitan Museum

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smartbitchesdontlie: “ The Lamassu: A protective deity from Mesopotamian culture, the human headed, winged lion-esque creature guarded palace gates and was adopted as a royal kingly symbol by the...

mesopotamian food 5000 years ago | RE:PUBLICA, Berlin, 2011-04-13 - Open (Government) Data: What, Why ... Noah Story, Ancient Mesopotamia, Sumerian, Needful Things, Ancient History, Ufo, Civilization, Berlin, Painting

RE:PUBLICA, Berlin, 2011-04-13 - Open (Government) Data: What, Why, How

mesopotamian food 5000 years ago | RE:PUBLICA, Berlin, 2011-04-13 - Open (Government) Data: What, Why ...

This is the first form of writing in Mesopotamia. Over years ago,people living in Mesopotamia developed a form of writing to record and communicate different types of information. Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Art History, Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Civilizations, Emerald Tablets Of Thoth, Cradle Of Civilization, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Mysteries

This is the first form of writing in Mesopotamia. Over 5,000 years ago,people living in Mesopotamia developed a form of writing to record and communicate different types of information.

Fragment of a Victory Stele circa BC Mesopotamia (now Iraq) housed the earliest civilisations, where writing, agriculture, schools, and laws originated. Mesopotamian art was developed before writing. Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Near East, Ancient Artifacts, Fossils, Agriculture, Schools, Egypt, Arch

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Egyptian clothing was filled with a variety of colors. Adorned with precious gems and jewels, the fashions of the Ancient Egyptians were made for not only beauty but also comfort. Egyptian fashion was created to keep cool while in the hot desert. Ancient Egyptian Clothing, Ancient Egyptian Costume, Ancient Egypt Fashion, Egyptian Fashion, Egyptian Kings, Egyptian Pharaohs, Egyptian Dresses, Ancient Armor, Egyptian Jewelry

This picture incorporates the egyptian men wear. Including, but not limited to: • schenti • apron • crowns • chignon cape

Photo about Babylonian stone with cuneiform writing and religious images isolated on white with clipping path. Image of aged, archaic, communication - 14169937 Ancient Mesopotamia, Sumerian, Religious Images, Cartography, Science And Nature, Image Photography, Geology, Archaeology, Digital Illustration

Babylonian Stone With Cuneiform Writing Stock Image - Image of aged, archaic: 14169937

Photo about Babylonian stone with cuneiform writing and religious images isolated on white with clipping path. Image of aged, archaic, communication - 14169937

The Mound of the Dead, Pakistan. The ancient city of Mohenjo-daro was discovered by an archaeologist in 1922 on an island on the Indus River. Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Harappa And Mohenjo Daro, Harappan, Indus Valley Civilization, Site Archéologique, Arte Tribal

Top 10 Lost Cities - Listverse

Humans seem to have a need to imagine the past as grander than the present and that the ancients had some knowledge we have lost. This has been compounded by archaeological discoveries of important cities no one had known existed. It seems absurd to us, who have the internet to remind us of every fact, that anything so large as a city could be lost. But cities have always fallen into disuse for a variety of reasons and without a resident population have been lost to history for centuries…

This photo from Cairo, Delta is titled 'Mosque Ibn Tulun'. Abbasid Caliphate, Ancient Mesopotamia, Baghdad, Cairo, Mosque, Islamic, Egypt, Taj Mahal, Old Things

Cairo

This photo from Cairo, Delta is titled 'Mosque Ibn Tulun'.