Kudurru (stele) of King Melishipak I, ca BC: the king pre-sents his daughter to the goddess Nannaya: the crescent moon repre-sents the god Sin: the sun/ Sha-mash: the star the goddess Ishtar. Kassite period, taken to Susa in the c. BC as spoils of war
Kudurru of Meli-Shipak commemorating a gift of land to his son Marduk-apla-iddina Kassite period, reign of Meli-Shipak BC) Discovered in Susa where it had been taken to war booty In the century BC Black limestone
I have traveled to many places and learned much about symbols and since I was a child, I've LOVEEDDDD symbolic languages. These resonate with me so strong; simple yet hold deep meaning and ancient memories.
The Warka Vase, Vorderasiatisches Museum (Near East Museum), Berlin. The Warka Vase is a carved alabaster stone vessel found in the temple complex of the Sumerian goddess Inanna in the ruins of the ancient city of Uruk.
oosik: “ tammuz: “ Mushussu (also known as Mushhushshu or Sirrush) is the Dragon of Babylon and one of two animals depicted on the Ishtar Gate. It is depicted here on a kudurru (boundary stone) with divine symbols. This limestone kudurru dates back.