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The Borovo Treasure

The photo that we were given of this piece showed a sphinx-headed rhyta. After some research we have discovered that this piece is part of a table set…

The God Janus

Since the beginning of documented Roman history, the god, Janus, has been a major deity in ancient culture. Traditionally Janus is shown with two faces or heads that…

Old Satyrs on an Attic Red-Figure Bell Krater

This piece is called a bell krater and it is made out of terracotta. It is painted in the attic red-figure style and is attributed to Polion, an…

Osiris-Re with Nephthys and Isis

This piece proved to be rather difficult to research with no given context. Our group has discovered that it is a mural in the Tomb of Nefertari, dated…

Tutakhamen’s Pectoral (Kheper) Winged Scarab

This is a pectoral of a winged scarab that belonged to King Tut. Howard Carter discovered the scarab in the tomb of Tutankhamen, in 1992. The piece is…

Mummified Green Goat

Jeweled Scarab notes

Humbaba Being Killed by Gilgamesh and Enkidu

I chose this image as it is one of the other many depictions that were tied together to create the Epic of Gilgamesh. It belongs to the Museum…

Golden Elamite Worshipper Supporting Image

I found this image to connect to the Kneeling Bull as they are similar in scale, medium, and origination. While the Kneeling Bull had been constructed of silver,…

King Gilgamesh Between Two Bull-Men

King Gilgamesh Holding Winged Sun Disc with Two Bull-men This piece, currently residing in the Aleppo Archaeological Museum, in Aleppo, Syria, is a relief carving of Gilgamesh, King…

Bull-Shaped Drinking Vessel

This is a supporting image of the “Kneeling Bull Holding a Spouted Vessel.” Just like the figure mentioned before hand, this drinking vessel resembles a very realistic bull….

Orthostat Relief: Seated Figure Holding a Lotus Flower

This is a supporting picture of the relief of Gilgamesh. This relief was carved out of limestone, similar to that of the Gilgamesh tablet. There is great detail…

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