O Império Hitita terminou por volta do ano 1 200 a. C., como resultado da invasão de povos chamados de ¨vindos do mar¨.Contudo os Hititas se reassentaram em outras regiões, no sul da Anatólia, perto das montanhas Taurus e passaram a ser chamados de neo-Hititas. esta cultura Hitita persistiu até aproximadamente no ano de 700 a.C.
Hitite relief - Anadolu Medeniyetleri Müzesi - Ankara - Turkey
Human–headed winged lion (lamassu) Date: B. (Neo–Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II) Location: Excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Mesopotamia Medium: Alabaster (gypsum)
The Earliest Zoomorphic / Anthropomorphic Sculpture Circa BCE ! The Lion Man, preserved in the Ulmer Museum in Ulm, Germany. (View a full-scale image.) The Lion Man, preserved in the Ulmer Museum in Ulm, Germany.
Saka Tigra-khauda (Old Persian: pointed-hat Saka/Scythians) as depicted in the ancient Achaemenid city-palace of Persepolis.
Head of a roaring lion Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca.
“The transition from non-food producing to farming societies first took place during the Pre-Pottery Neolithic (PPN) of the Near East. It happened immediately after the end of the Pleistocene, between the to the millennium BC.
The elite of the Tang dynasty stocked their graves with lavish items such as this marvelously detailed bronze horse sculpture to ensure a comfortable afterlife. A bowed head, flowing mane an
Lion with Hittite inscription of King Halparunda III. Basalt BCE, Late Hittite) from Marash, Northern Syria Museum of Oriental Antiquities, Istanbul, Turkey
This statue of King Ashurnasirpal II BC) was placed in the Temple of Ishtar Sharrat-niphi. It was designed to remind the goddess Ishtar of the king's piety. It is made of magnesite, and stands on a pedestal of a reddish stone.
Photograph of Mesopotamian sin datos. Sin is the Moon god?