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Sumerian phalanx formation. Detail of a fragment of the victory stele of the king Eannatum of Lagash over Umma, called Stele of the Vultures...

Origin of hoptiles: Sumerian phalanx formation. Detail of a fragment of the victory stele of the ruler Eannatum of Lagash over Umma, called Stele of the Vultures

Naram-Sin's "Rocket" ---  Zecharia Sitchin suggests the conical object in the stela below is a rocket.

Naram-Sin's "Rocket" --- Zecharia Sitchin suggests the conical object in the stela below is a rocket. ancient aliens curiosities strange craziness aliens ufo history world mysteries

Fragment of a victory stele of Naram-sin Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian, Akkadian Period, 2334–2154 B.C. - Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Fragment of a victory stele of Naram-sin Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian, Akkadian Period, B. - Museum of Fine Arts Boston

The King on the Standard of Ur takes an enemy prisoner.  The prisoner is wounded, but he is still alive because he is performing the same ritualized gesture of obedience that is performed by a servant in the kings presence (

The Sumerians sometimes used curved sickle swords as seen in this detail from the Standard of Ur, where the Sumerian king captures the enemy king.

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One fragment of the victory stele of the king Eannatum of Lagash over Umma, called Stele of Vultures. Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Eric Gaba

Sumerian stele of Ur Nammu - from ancient city of Ur, Mesapotamian culture

Sumerian stele of Ur Nammu, Ur is the oldest known existant law code surviving…

Kudurru of Kassite king Mellishipak II (Mellishikhu)  1188 to 1174 BC.  Black marble. Height: 0.68 cm - Width: 30 cm - Thickness: 19 cm  From Susa (Modern Iran).The crescent moon at the top left represents Sin, the moon god, the middle star represents Shamash, the Sun god, and the top right star represents Ishtar, the Venus god.  Louvre Accession No Sb 22

Babilonian-kassitic kudurru with astral and religious iconography Babylonian God/ Goddess Pantheon

Alabaster stele of Ushamga l, Sumerian, early dynastic, 2900-2700 BCE. Found (probably) in Umma, Sumer

Stele of Ushumgal [MetMuseum] Period: Early Dynastic I Date: B. Geography: Mesopotamia, probably from Umma (modern Jokha) Culture: Sumerian Medium: Gypsum alabaster Classification: Stone-Reliefs-Inscribed

Law Code of Hammurabi. c. 1760 BCE, height of stele approx, 7'. Diorite

Stele, made of diorite, containing Hammurabi’s Laws In about 1780 B., at the height of his power, Hammurabi codified 282 laws on an eight-foot-high stele made of black basalt. Although the Code of.

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Stele of Naram-Sin, celebrating victory against the Lullubi from Zagros 2260 BC. Brought back from Sippar to Susa as war prize in the century BC

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