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Crushed silver beaker

Silver Beaker This silver drinking cup had a bowl-like lower portion with a central raised button and flared upper half. The beaker’s neck was decorated in gold leaf…

Creatures in Copper

Imdugud relief This copper alloy relief panel depicts Imdugud, lion-headed god with the body of an eagle, at centre in frontal view with wings extended and claws embedded…

Nisroch and his pine cone sprinkler

Nisroch I. 1. This bas-relief panel depicts a hybrid creature, Nisroch,d with an eagle’s head and a human body, wearing a toga-like garment over one shoulder that reaches…

“Rams At Attention!”

A recurring motif of rams incorporated in Mesopotamian artifacts is illustrated with these three rams standing on their hind legs as if they were humans. Due to weathering…

“The Beautiful Inanna”

Inanna was the ancient Sumerian goddess of love, procreation, and of war who later, became identified with the Akkadian goddess Ishtar, and further with the Phoenician Astarte and…

“Striding Man” Iran 3000 BC

I. Proto-elamite striding figure. 1. This artwork is a sculpture of a muscular, bearded, male humanoid figure in mid-stride, with arms flexed. He is naked apart from a…

Striding Forth in Style

Proto-elamite striding figure. This artwork is a sculpture of a muscular, bearded, male humanoid figure in mid-stride, with arms flexed. He is naked apart from a cap with…

Fayum Egypt Preliminary Description

Preliminary notes Three figures are arranged in a fairly symmetrical, harmonious picture. The figure on right is Anubis (dog-headed, Egyptian god of mummification and the afterlife) in twisted…

Tomb Preliminary Description

This image appears to be a wall painting in an Egyptian burial chamber or other room within a tomb complex. It features hieroglyphics and hybrid images of divine…

Winged Sun Disk

The winged sun is one of the oldest Egyptian symbols that appeared as early as the “old kingdom” (around 2600 BC). It is a symbol of royalty, divinity…

Winged Cobra – Wadjet – Protector

Winged serpents were placed as guardians over Pharaohs. The feathered serpent is most often associated with rulers and kings or queens, as protectors or guardians. The image is…

A bird vase PRELIMINARY DESCRIPTION

This seems to be a vase with a bird head and bird feathers on the back and human arms holding a large egg or a large belly. It…

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