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Seated statuette of Urnanshe, from the Ishtar temple at Mari (modern Tell Hariri). The seated statuette of Urnanshe is from the Temple of Ishtar at Mari (modern-day Tell Hariri), Syria.His eyes are inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli and are intense in their gaze.His arms, now broken off, are in front of his chest in a gesture of prayer.These statuettes dipicted the Sumerian people praising the gods.

Seated statuette of Urnanshe, from the Ishtar temple at Mari. His arms, now broken off, are in front of his chest in a gesture of prayer.These statuettes dipicted the Sumerian people praising the gods.

QUEEN NAPIR-ASU, Susa, Kraliçe Napir-Asu bölgesinin Irana yaşam boyu bronz ve bakır heykel, en güçlü Elam krallarından biri, Untash-Napirisha eşi heykeli.  Heykeltıraş büyük heykelin maliyetini artıran bir oyuk döküm bakır kabuk içinde sağlam bir bronz çekirdek ile heykel döküm.  Kraliçe bir tapınak kalıcı, taşınmaz adak olarak o portre diledi.  Silindirik hacim Mezopotamya içgüdüsü yine açıktır.  Sıkı siluet, sıkı cepheden ve vücuda yakın tutulan sıkıca geçti elleri tüm Sümer heykelcikler…

STATUE OF QUEEN NAPIR-ASU, Susa, Iran A life-size bronze-and-copper statue of Queen Napir-Asu, wife of one of the most powerful Elamite kings, Untash-Napirisha. the sculptor cast the statue with a.

Female figure Period: Middle Elamite Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C. Geography: Iran, possibly from Susa Culture: Elamite @themetmuseum.org

Female figure Period: Middle Elamite Date: ca. Geography: Iran, possibly from Susa Culture: Elamite Medium: Ceramic Dimensions: in. cm) Classification: Ceramics-Sculpture Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1951

Iku-shamagan, King of Mari. Detail of 08-02-08/8. Steatit statuette (2650 BCE) Early dynastic period II, from the temple of Ishtar at Mari, Syria  National Museum Damasco,Syria

Iku-shamagan, King of Mari. Steatit statuette BCE) Early dynastic period II, from the temple of Ishtar at Mari, Syria National Museum Damasco,Syria

Lion’s head finial from an arm of a chair made with silver, shell and lapis lazuli from the Sumerian city of Ur, 2550-2450 BCE. Univ. of Penn. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia.

UR -Lion’s head finial from an arm of a chair made w/silver/shell/lapis lazuli BCE). U of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA

Silver furniture element in the form of a bird-headed apkallu (antediluvian sage). Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian. Neo-Assyrian Period. 10th–9th century B.C. | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Silver furniture element in the form of a bird-headed apkallu (antediluvian sage). Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian.

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Ancient Persian Susian Salute Artifact Statues of Parthian Arsacid Princess…

Tiamat, the Babylonian primeval goddess of saltwater. According to the Enuma Elish, the Babylonian creation epic, Tiamat gave birth to the gods of Babylon and formed the world, along with her consort Apsu, the primeval Babylonian god of freshwater.Her body creates the dome of the sky and the waters of the earth. She is depicted as a feathered dragon and also known by the epithet “chaos monster”?

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