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Drum made of clay , Walternienburg-Bernburg period - bc Germany

BMAC trumpet. Tomkins Collection USA. _n.jpg (345×519)

Trumpets and drums were the only known musical instruments in the Oxus civilization, which developed during the millennium in Margiana and Bactria, in an area between present-day Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.

"The Standard of Ur" is a Sumerian artifact excavated from the Royal Cemetery in the ancient city of Ur (modern-day Iraq south of Baghdad). It is approximately 4,500 years old.  It was found next to the skeleton of a ritually sacrificed man who may have been its bearer. It is now on display, in reconstructed form, in the British Museum in London.

"The Standard of Ur" is a Sumerian artifact excavated from the Royal Cemetery in the ancient city of Ur (modern-day Iraq south of Baghdad). On display, in reconstructed form, in the British Museum in London.

Hittite silver ceremonial drinking vessel in shape of fist (14th century BCE). Along the cuff is inlaid a procession of musicians. On display at MFA, Boston

Hittite silver ceremonial drinking vessel in shape of fist century BCE). Along the cuff is inlaid a procession of musicians. On display at MFA, Boston ancient-times

Photo: BMAC ( Oxus ) face trumpets. Encyclopaedia Iranica.

Photo: BMAC ( Oxus ) face trumpets. Encyclopaedia Iranica.

Cosmetic Spoon, Grub el-Medina (1300 BC) Egypt

Cosmetic Spoon, Grub el-Medina BC) - found in an ancient Egyptian village which was home to the artisans who worked on the tombs in the Valley of the Kings during the to dynasties of the New Kingdom period

Musician,painted terracotta statuette,greek,from South Italy 200-100 BC  Getty Villa

Musician,painted terracotta statuette,greek,from South Italy BC Getty Villa

Marble herm: satyr playing the plagiaulos (flute with angled mouthpiece). Culture/period Roman. Date 1stC (probably). Findspot: Rome

Marble herm: satyr playing the plagiaulos (flute with angled mouthpiece). Culture/periodRoman term details (probably)

Dionysos decorated altar. End of the reign of Augustus, 44 - 27 BCE.   From the excavations of the Roman theater. Museo Arqueológico de Sevilla, Spain. Image via Layne Redmond archives layneredmond.com

End of the reign of Augustus, 44 - 27 BCE. From the excavations of the Roman theater.

Country: Great Britain Site: Windsor, Chapel, St.-George Sequence: SH-4 Subject: Figure, Male: Fool Date: 1477-1483

-George Sequence: Subject: Figure, Male: Fool Date:

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New Kingdom razor handle with a Nubian lutenist.

Türk Selçuklu sanatında aslında bilinenin aksine "Ana Tanrıça" İkonografisi sıkça işlenmiştir..Türk usulü bağdaş kurup oturmuş, Türk giysileri ile tasvir edilen Figürler genellikle kucaklarında bir çocuk ile birlikte görülür.. Resime tıklayın...

Seated tambourine player Object Name: Figure Date: century Geography: Iran Culture: Islamic Medium: Stucco; molded and painted

Relief with a Satyr Playing Pipes - marble from Roman imperial period, circa 100 BC-125 AD -  at the Getty Museum

Relief with a Satyr Playing Pipes - marble from Roman imperial period, circa 100 AD - at the Getty Museum

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