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Ancient Near East 9000 -300 BCE
Neolithic plastered skull, 7000 B. C. , Jericho
Catal Huyuk, Turkey; city reproduction, 6500 -5500 B. C.
Drawing of Volcano over city; Catal Huyuk
Burial Mound, from a house in Catal Huyuk
Anatolian goddess giving birth; Catal Huyuk, 65005700 B. C. , Baked clay (depicted with their divine animal)
Two Leopards, Shrine Vla, Catal Huyuk, 6000 B. C. painted plaster relief
Cone Mosaics; Uruk, 3500 B. C.
Carved vase; Uruk, 3500 -3000 B. C. , alabaster; abundance of vegetation in the iconography reinforces relationship to festivals of seasonal renewal and rebirth ~ goddess Inanna
Female head, Uruk, 3500 -3000 B. C. , white marble (modern day Warka, Iraq) Spoil of war – looted from the Iraq National Museum after the fall of Iraq to the US in April 2003. Returned months later but was badly damaged.
Statues from the Abu Temple at Tell Asmar, 2700 – 2500 B. C. limestone, alabaster, gypsum Statue of god Abu
The White Temple on its ziggurat, Uruk, 3500 -3000 B. C. stone and polished brick, called the white temple b/c of the white paint on the outer walls
1 ramp 2 stairway 3 Cella (main corridor 4 entrance 5 altar 5 1 3 4 2
Cylinder seal and impression; glyptic (greek- carved) art, intaglio printing; three pigtailed ladies and double handled vessels, 33003100 B. C. , rock crystal
Cylinder Seal and its Modern Impression, Tomb of Queen Puabi, Ur, 2600 -2500 BCE, Lapis Lazuli
Cuneiform, cuneus – wedge, think of “cone”; Semitic language
Head of an Akkadian ruler (Sargon I? ); Nineveh; 2300 B. C. , bronze
Bull head lyre/sound box, Ur, 2685 B. C.
Standard of Ur from the Royal Tombs at Ur. (modern Tell el-Muqayyar, Iraq) Sumerian. C. 2600 -2400 BCE wood inlaid with shell, lapis lazuli, and red limestone video
Victory stele of Naram-Sin; Susa, 2254 -2218 B. C. , pink sandstone
Nanna ziggurat, Ur, 2100 - 2050 B. C.
Gudea with a temple plan and Head of Gudea; Lagash, 2100 B. C.
Stele inscribed with the law code of Hammurabi, Susa, 1792 -1750 B. C. Basalt Hammurabi stands before the Akkadian sun god Shamash who is enthroned on a symbolic mountain
Lion gate (Royal gate), Hattusas, Turkey, 1400 B. C. , stone
Hittite warrior god, from the King’s gate, Hattusas, 1400 B. C.
King Assurnasirpal II hunting lions, Nimrud, 883 -859 B. C. , Alabaster relief
Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: bodyguards protect the king from a charging lion at the rear of the royal chariot
Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: wounded lion vomiting blood, detail of relief from North Palace at Nineveh
Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal: wounded lioness
Plan of Sargon II’s palace VI. Royal Apartments VII. Throne Room VIII. Ambassador’s Courtyard XV. Center Courtyard XXIV. Ziggurat
Lamassu, from the gateway, Sargon II’s palace at Dur Sharrukin, 720 B. C, Limestone
Ishtar Gate from Babylon, 575 B. C. , Glazed brick
Knelling Bull, Proto-Elamite, 3100 -2999 B. C. silver Has no “Provenience”
Apadana (Audience Hall) of Darius and stairway, Persepolis, 500 B. C. , decorated with one hundred 40 foot columns, originally painted, the shafts show influence of other cultures, Greek and Egyptian but bull capitals are unique to Persia.
Apadana, detail, Royal Guards, 500 B. C.
Bull Capital, Perspolis
Achaemenid drinking vessel, Persian, 5 th century B. C. , gold