The picture on the left is from a Mesopotamian cylinder seal dated from 3300 B. The animal on the right is an artist's conception of an Apatosaurus taken from a skeleton. There are many striking similarities between the two depictions.
The city of Ur was one of the most important Sumerian city states in ancient Mesopotamia during the 3 rd millennium BC. One of best preserved and most spectacular remains of this ancient city is the Great Ziggurat of Ur.
Ancient Mesopotamia -"There were giants in the earth in those days - and also afterward - when the sons of Elohim went to the daughters of men and they bore children to them: these are the heroes of old, men of renown" (Gen
Mesopotamians used ziggurats. Ziggurat temples were located in the center of the city, the center of religious ceremonies. Food was also kept in the ziggurat. Today, our "ziggurats" are represented by shopping centers and other collections of buildings.