Weapons from The Royal Tombs of Ur. Shell plaque of a Sumerian soldier with a battleaxe. This plaque, in the Louvre, is from the city of Mari, and is dated 2500 B., the same time period as the Royal Tombs of Ur.
Lyres from The Royal Tombs of Ur (ca 2550 BCE). - Ur (Sumerian: Urim) was an important Sumerian city-state in ancient Mesopotamia located at the site of modern Tell el-Muqayyar in Iraq& Dhi Qar Governorate.
Assyrian warriors shelter behind shields. Battle against Arabian tribes with their camels. Stone bas-relief BCE) from the palace in Niniveh, Mesopotamia (Iraq).
ancientpeoples: “ Stele of Ushumgal Sumerian, probably from Umma (modern Jokha), H. 22.4 x W. 14.7 x D. 9.5 cm Early Dynastic I, 2900–2700 B.C. “ Among the earliest written documents from Mesopotamia...