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Eras / Regions Ancient Mesopotamia
Date: 2900 BC - 2124 BC
Type: Culture
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Language: Sumerian
Script: Sumerian Cuneiform
Religion: Sumerian
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Reference: Short Chronology
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Symbolic weapon deposited in a temple on behalf of a king(BM).From Girsu, Early Dynastic III, Telloh Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Stone Dimensions: H 11.7 cm Diam 11 cm Author: Reference: 23287 Collection: The British Museum
Gudea, prince of Lagash with shaven head, ca. 2120 BC. From Telloh (ancient Girsu) Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Diorite Dimensions: Author: Reference: Collection: The Louvre
Alabaster sculpture of bearded male head Location: Mari Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Dimensions: Author: Reference: Collection: The Louvre
With akkadian cuneiform inscription on back Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Dimensions: Author: Reference: 91667 Collection: The British Museum
From Eshnunna Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Dimensions: Author: Reference: 40.156 Collection: New York Metropolitan Museum of Art
Probably from Umma(NYM) Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Dimensions: Author: Reference: 58.29 Collection: New York Metropolitan Museum of Art
Large Cat head figure from Tell Al-Ubaid, Early Dynastic III Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Copper, stone, bitumen Dimensions: 14 x 14 Author: Reference: 114318 Collection: N/A
Copper alloy mask and bitumen head of a panther or lion cub; associated metal fragments found separately.(BM) Tell Al-Ubaid, Early Dynastic III Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Copper alloy, bitumen Dimensions: H 20.32cm Author: Reference: 114313 Collection: N/A
Copper alloy head of a young bull, broken from a relief; head complete, partly filled with bitumen, copper alloy fastening nail through the back of the neck; ears complete, eyes and muzzle clearly modelled; crescent in low relief on the forehead. Excavated/Findspot: Tell Al-\\Ubaid, Temple of Ninhursag.(BM) Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Copper alloy, bitumen Dimensions: L 11.43 cm W 13.97cm WT 1278 gm Author: Reference: 118015 Collection: N/A
Copper alloy mask and bitumen head of a panther or lion cub; associated fragments found separately.(BM) Early Dynastic III, Tell Al-Ubaid Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Copper alloy, bitumen Dimensions: H 20.32cm Author: Reference: 114312 Collection: N/A
Gypsum statue of a male figure; only the head is preserved; carved with deeply recessed eye sockets and eyebrows, all originally inlaid, and a shallow recessed area corresponding to the beard which was originally overlaid; the eye sockets still contain extensive traces of bitumen.(BM). Abu Habba (Sippar) Location: Sippar Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Gypsum, Bitumen Dimensions: H 11 cm W 8 cm D 10.5 cm Author: Reference: 91877 Collection: N/A
Gypsum statue of woman; carved; eyes were originally inlaid; stands with clasped hands; wears mantle over left shoulder; deep kaunakes fringe at bottom; hair bound with fillet with broad mass each side of face; gathered into braid at the back. Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Gypsum Dimensions: H 22.54 cm W 9.3cm T 6.3cm Author: Reference: 116666 Collection: The British Museum
Gypsum statue of shaven man; carved; left shoulder and right elbows missing; has been broken and repaired at waist and neck; right shoulder bare; hands clasped on chest; dressed in \'kaunakes\' kilt.The authenticity of this has been questioned by E A Braun-Holzinger 1977: \'Frühdynastiche Beterstatuetten\', p. 84 (cf. also O W Muscarella 2000a: \'The Lie Became Great\', p. 159). The head appears to be modern.(BM) Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Gypsum Dimensions: H 29.3 cm W 13.4 at base T 12 cm Author: Reference: 134300 Collection: The British Museum
Copper alloy foundation figure of a man with clasped hands, bearded and with very long hair. Legs united in a point(BM). Early Dynastic III, Telloh Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Copper alloy Dimensions: H 26 cm W 7.75 cm T 6 cm Wt 1860 Author: Reference: 91016 Collection: The British Museum
Mosaic column in two drums; restored; formed part of a group of architectural decorations; one of two columns, which may have been either side of temple(BM).Tell Al-Ubaid, Early Dynastic III Location: Category: Ornament Year: Material: Copper, bitumen, mother-of-pearl Dimensions: H 59 cm Dia 31cm Author: Reference: 115328 Collection: The British Museum
Copper alloy foundation figurine ending in cone; cast; bearded man with clasped hands on breast; no inscription.(BM)Early Dynastic III Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Dimensions: H 20.95 cm Wt 1297 gms Author: Reference: 102599 Collection: The British Museum
Copper alloy foundation figure of a basket bearer; cast; much corroded, inscription illegible.(BM) Early Dynastic III, Temple of Dimtabba Location: Category: Sculpture Year: Material: Copper alloy Dimensions: H 23.5 cm W 7 cm T 4 cm Wt 814 g Author: Reference: 118605 Collection: The British Museum
Copper alloy lion\\\'s head with sand and bitumen filling; associated metal fragments found separately.(BM) Early Dynastic III, Tell Al-Ubaid Location: Category: Sculpture Year: -2500 Material: Copper alloy, bitumen, sand Dimensions: Author: Reference: 117918 Collection: The British Museum
Statue of Ebih-Il, superintendent of Mari Location: Mari Category: Sculpture Year: -2400 Material: Dimensions: Author: Reference: Collection: The Louvre
Gudea, Prince of Lagash. Made of Diorite, 46 cm; W. 33 cm; D. 22.50 cm Location: Lagash Category: Sculpture Year: -2400 Material: Dimensions: Author: Reference: Collection: The Louvre
Limestone foundation peg of Lugal-kisal-si, the King of Uruk and Ur. From the temple of goddess Nammu (also Namma) at Uruk, Iraq. Early Dynastic period, c. 2380 BCE. Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany. Image Cropped. Location: Uruk Category: Sculpture Year: -2380 Material: Limestone Dimensions: Author: Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin FRCP(Glasg) Reference: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license. Collection: N/A
Eras / Regions Ancient Mesopotamia
Date: 2055 BC - 1940 BC
Type: Dynasty
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Language: Sumerian
Script: Sumerian Cuneiform
Religion: Sumerian
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Reference: SumerianKing List (Short Chronology)
Notes: Epic of Gilgamesh (Sumerian), Enmerkar and the L...
Eras / Regions Ancient Mesopotamia
Date: 1975 BC - 1781 BC
Type: Dynasty
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Language: Sumerian Akkadian
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Religion: Ashur,Adad,Ishtar
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Reference: Assyrian King List
Notes: Middle Bronze Age MBIIA
Date: 911 BC - 609 BC
Type: Dynasty
Note: Monarchy
Capital: Assur
Language: Akkadian / Aramaic
Script: Sumerian-Akkadian Cuneiform / Aramaic Alphabet
Religion: Ahurism (Henotheist)
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Industry: Iron Age
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Notes: Great Library of Ashurbanipal - copies of Epic of Gilgamesh made from Sumerian versions
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