Eight Features of Civilization. Mrs. Obert. The 8 Basic features found in most early civilizations are:. Cities Well-Organized Central Government Complex Religion Job Specialization Social Classes Arts and Architecture Public works Writing. Cities:.
Dur Sharrukin: Winged bull with a human head, guardian figure from the gate of the palace at Dur Sharrukin, near Nineveh; in the Louvre.
The slave was on the lowest rung of the social ladder warriors and kings were on top.
Created around 2700 BC, stone figures are from the city of Tell Asmar in what today is Iraq. From the Temple of Abu, the statuettes stood in watchful prayer with the wide, staring eyes often found in Sumerian sculpture.