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Ancient Near Eastern Art. Map. Mudbrick construction technique. Fortification walls at Jericho. Neolithic city of Jericho. Reconstruction of houses from Ç atal H üyü k (Anatolia—modern Turkey). Neolithic Living. At its height, 1000 dwellings existed at Çatal Hüyük. Homes of Çatal Hüyük.

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Ancient near eastern art

Ancient Near Eastern Art


Ancient near eastern art

Map


Mudbrick construction technique

Mudbrick construction technique


Fortification walls at jericho

Fortification walls at Jericho


Neolithic city of jericho

Neolithic city of Jericho


Reconstruction of houses from atal h y k anatolia modern turkey

Reconstruction of houses from Çatal Hüyük(Anatolia—modern Turkey)


Neolithic living

Neolithic Living

At its height, 1000 dwellings

existed at Çatal Hüyük


Homes of atal h y k

Homes of Çatal Hüyük

  • Mud brick

  • Entrance from above

  • Burials under floor

  • Reed mats for bedding

  • Periodically destroyed and rebuilt above


Cuneiform script

Cuneiform script


Nanna ziggurat modern iraq c 2100 2050 bc mature form nanna sumerian moon god

Nanna ziggurat (modern Iraq);c. 2100-2050 BC (mature form) (Nanna=Sumerian moon god)


Plan of mature ziggurat

Plan of mature ziggurat


Reconstruction

Reconstruction


White temple modern iraq c 3500 3000 bc early form

“White Temple” (modern Iraq)c. 3500-3000 BC(early form)


Interior white temple ziggurat

Interior, “White Temple” Ziggurat


Sculpted vase from uruk modern iraq c 3500 3000 bc

Sculpted vase from Uruk (modern Iraq)c. 3500-3000 BC


Cult figures from the abu temple in tell asmar modern iraq c 2700 2500 bc

Cult figures from the Abu temple in Tell Asmar (modern Iraq)c. 2700-2500 BC


Bull lyre from tomb of queen puabi iraq c 2680 bc

Bull lyre from tomb of Queen Puabi (Iraq)c. 2680 BC


Sargon i

Sargon I


Cylinder seals

Cylinder seals


Stele of naram sin

Stele of Naram-Sin


Stele of hammurabi iran c 1760 bc

Stele of Hammurabi (Iran)c. 1760 BC


King assurnasirpal ii hunting lions kalhu modern iraq c 850 bc

King Assurnasirpal II Hunting Lions(Kalhu, modern Iraq)(c. 850 BC)


The lamassu

the lamassu


Some more things to remember

Jericho

Chatal Huyuk

Cuneiform

Ziggurat

Two temples at Uruk

Votive figures

Bull-Lyre (Queen Puabi)

Stela of Narmsin

Code of Hammurabi

Lamassu

Some more things to remember


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