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Ancient Near Eastern Art. William V. Ganis, PhD. Sumerian Art. White Temple and ziggurat Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq ca. 3,200-3,000 B.C.E. mud brick. White Temple and ziggurat Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq ca. 3,200-3,000 B.C.E. mud brick. RECOVERED. Female head (possibly Inanna)

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Ancient near eastern art

Ancient Near Eastern Art

William V. Ganis, PhD


Ancient near eastern art

Sumerian Art


Ancient near eastern art

White Temple and ziggurat

Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq

ca. 3,200-3,000 B.C.E.

mud brick


Ancient near eastern art

White Temple and ziggurat

Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq

ca. 3,200-3,000 B.C.E.

mud brick


Ancient near eastern art

RECOVERED

Female head (possibly Inanna)

from Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq

ca. 3,200-3,000 B.C.E.

marble

approximately 8 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

RECOVERED

Warka Vase

from Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq

ca. 3,200-3,000 B.C.E.

alabaster

approximately 3 ft. high


Ancient near eastern art

Warka Vase

from Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq

ca. 3,200-3,000 B.C.E.

alabaster

approximately 3 ft. high


Ancient near eastern art

SOME MISSING

Statuettes of worhippers

from Eshnunna (modern Tell Asmar) Iraq

ca. 2,700 B.C.E.

gypsum, shell, black limestone

tallest 30 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Statuettes of worhippers

from Eshnunna (modern Tell Asmar) Iraq

ca. 2,700 B.C.E.

gypsum, shell, black limestone

tallest 30 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Statuettes of worhippers

from Eshnunna (modern Tell Asmar) Iraq

ca. 2,700 B.CE.

gypsum, shell, black limestone

tallest 30 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Standard of Ur

from Tomb 779, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq

ca. 2,600 B.C.E.

wood, shell, lapis lazuli, red limestone

approximately 8 x 19 in.


Ancient near eastern art

Standard of Ur (war side)

from Tomb 779, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq

ca. 2,600 B.C.E.

wood, shell, lapis lazuli, red limestone

approximately 8 x 19 in.


Ancient near eastern art

Standard of Ur (peace side)

from Tomb 779, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq

ca. 2,600 B.C.E.

wood, shell, lapis lazuli, red limestone

approximately 8 x 19 in.


Ancient near eastern art

Bull-headed lyre

from Tomb 789, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar)

ca. 2,600 B.C.E.

wood, gold leaf, lapis lazuli

approximately 65 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Bull-headed lyre

from Tomb 789, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar)

ca. 2,600 B.C.E.

wood, gold leaf, lapis lazuli

approximately 65 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Ram in a thicket

from Tomb 789, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq

ca. 2,600 B.C.E.

gold, silver, lapis lazuli, copper, shell, red limestone, bitumen

42.6 cm. high


Ancient near eastern art

Ram in a thicket

from Tomb 789, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq

ca. 2,600 B.C.E.

gold, silver, lapis lazuli, copper, shell, red limestone, bitumen

42.6 cm. high


Ancient near eastern art

MANY MISSING

Cylinder seals

ca. 2,600-2,000 B.C.E.

approximately 2 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Cylinder sealfrom the tomb of Pu-abi Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraqca. 2,600 B.C.E.

approximately 2 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Akkadian Art


Ancient near eastern art

MISSING

Head of an Akkadian ruler

from Ninevah (modern Kuyunjik) Iraq

ca. 2,250-2,200 B.C.E.

copper

14 3/8 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Victory stele of Naram-Sin

from Susa, Iran

ca. 2,254-2,218 B.C.E.

sandstone

79 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Victory stele of Naram-Sin

from Susa, Iran

ca. 2,254-2,218 B.C.E.

sandstone

79 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Neo-Sumerian Art


Ancient near eastern art

Ziggurat

at Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq

ca. 2,100 B.C.E.

mud brick


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Ziggurat (restored)

at Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq

ca. 2,100 B.C.E.

mud brick


Ancient near eastern art

Seated statue of Gudea holding temple plan

from Girsu (modern Telloh) Iraq

ca. 2,100 B.C.E.

diorite

29 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Babylonian Art


Ancient near eastern art

Stele with code of Hammurabi

from Susa, Iran

ca. 1,780 B.C.E.

basalt

88 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Stele with code of Hammurabi

from Susa, Iran

ca. 1,780 B.C.E.

basalt

88 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Elamite Art


Ancient near eastern art

Statue of Queen Napir-Asu

from Susa, Iran

ca. 1,350-1,300 B.C.E.

bronze and copper

50 3/4 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Statue of Queen Napir-Asu

from Susa, Iran

ca. 1,350-1,300 B.C.E.

bronze and copper

50 3/4 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Assyrian Art


Ancient near eastern art

Reconstruction drawing

of the citadel of Sargon II, Dar Sharrukin (modern Khorsabad) Iraq

ca. 720-705 B.C.E.


Ancient near eastern art

Lamassu (winged human headed bull)

from the citadel of Sargon II, Dar Sharrukin (modern Khorsabad) Iraq

ca. 720-705 B.C.E.

limestone

13 ft. 10 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Gilgamesh? Wrestling Lion

from the citadel of Sargon II, Dar Sharrukin

ca. 720-705 B.C.E.

limestone

13 ft. 10 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Assyrian archers pursuing enemies

from the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II, Kalhu (modern Nimrud)

ca. 875-860 B.C.E.

gypsum

2 ft. 10 3/8 in. high


Ancient near eastern art

Ashurbanipal hunting lions

from the North Palace of Ashurbanipal, Ninevah (modern Kuyunjik) Iraq

ca. 645-640 B.C.E.

gypsum

approximately 5 ft. high


Ancient near eastern art

Ashurbanipal hunting lions

from the North Palace of Ashurbanipal, Ninevah (modern Kuyunjik) Iraq

ca. 645-640 B.C.E.

gypsum

approximately 5 ft. high


Ancient near eastern art

Ashurbanipal hunting lions

from the North Palace of Ashurbanipal, Ninevah (modern Kuyunjik) Iraq

ca. 645-640 B.C.E.

gypsum

approximately 5 ft. high


Ancient near eastern art

Neo-Babylonian Art


Ancient near eastern art

Ishtar Gate (restored)

from Babylon, Iraq

ca. 575 B.C.E.

glazed brick


Ancient near eastern art

Ishtar Gate (restored)details of dragon (Marduk) and bull (Adad)

from Babylon, Iraq

ca. 575 B.C.E.

glazed brick


Ancient near eastern art

Ishtar Gate (restored)details of lion (Ishtar)

from Babylon, Iraq

ca. 575 B.C.E.

glazed brick


Ancient near eastern art

Achaemenid Persian Art


Ancient near eastern art

Palace of Darius I and Xerxes I

Persepolis, Iran

ca. 521-465 B.C.E.


Ancient near eastern art

Palace of Darius I and Xerxes I

Persepolis, Iran

ca. 521-465 B.C.E.


Ancient near eastern art

Palace of Darius I and Xerxes I

Persepolis, Iran

ca. 521-465 B.C.E.


Ancient near eastern art

Sasanian Art


Ancient near eastern art

Palace of Shapur I

from Ctesiphon, Iraq

ca. 250 C.E.


Ancient near eastern art

Palace of Shapur I

from Ctesiphon, Iraq

ca. 250 C.E.


Ancient near eastern art

Triumph of Shapur I over Valerian

from Bishapur, Iraq

ca. 260 C.E.

rock-cut relief


Ancient near eastern art

Triumph of Shapur I over Valerian

from Bishapur, Iraq

ca. 260 C.E.

rock-cut relief


Ancient near eastern art

Shapur I drachim

ca. 260 C.E.

cast silver coins


Ancient near eastern art

Head of Sasanian King (Shapur II?)

from Ctesiphon, Iraq

ca. 350 C.E.

silver with mercury gilding

15 3/4 in. high


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