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  • Chapter 4 Near East (today's Middle East region) -locate the following on a map: Anatolia, Mesopotamia, Persepolis Akkad, Sumer, Elam, the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, the Mediterranean Sea. -describe the evolution of cuneiform. -describe the form and function of a ZIGGURAT -identify the major gods of the Mesopotamian pantheon and summarize the Epic of Gilgamesh. -compare Akkad and Sumer. -discuss the nature of the two steles illustrated in the chapter: the Stele of Naramsin and the Law Code of Hammurabi. -discuss the combination of naturalism and stylization in Mesopotamian art. -discuss the combination of human with animal form in ancient Near Eastern art. -describe the iconography of the Stele of Naramsin. -describe the relationship of form and function in the Lamassu. -compare the Assyrian and Persian Empires. -describe the Persian column -explain the political meaning of the bull capitals at Persepolis and of the lions in the reliefs of Assurnasirpal II. -understand the relationship of Persepolis to other regions/cultures
  • 8000-5500 BC Early Neolithic Walls of Jericho (present day Palestine) 8000-7000 BC Catal Huyuk - (present day Turkey- 6500-5700BC) 3600-2100 BC Sumerian Uruk and Sumer (present day Iraq) 5000 bc- 2100bc 3300-2300 bc Sumerian - Votive Figures from Eshunna (present day Tel Asmar- Iraq) 2200 Babylon Rule of Hammurabi 1792-1750 bc 2300- 2184 Akkadian Stele Of Naramsin
  • 4.1 Neolithic plastered skull, Jericho, c. 7000 B.C.
  • 4.2 Çatal Hüyük , Turkey, c. 6500 - 5700 B.C.
  • 4.3 Sculpted vase, Uruk, c. 3500 - 3000 B.C.
  • 4.4 The White Temple on its ziggurat, Uruk, c. 3500 - 3000 B.C.
  • 4.6 Cylinder impression and seal from Uruk, c. 3500 - 3000 B.C.
  • 4.7        Clay tablet with cuneiform text, probably from Jemdet Nasr, Iraq, c. 3000 B.C 
  • 4.8         Group of statues from the Abu Temple, Tell Asmar, c. 2700 - 2500 B.C. 
  • 4.9      Lyre soundbox, from the Tomb of Queen Puabi, Ur, c. 2685 B.C. 
  • 4.10       Head of  Akkadian Ruler  ( Iraq), c. 2250 B.C. 
  • 4.11       Victory Stele of Naram Sin,  c. 2300 - 2200 B.C. 
  • 4.12       Head of Gudea, Lagash, c. 2150 B.C.
  •         Gudea with temple plan,  Lagash, Iraq, c. 2150 B.C. 
  • Nanna Ziggurat   , Ur   c 2100-2050 bc
  • 4.15       Stele inscribed with the Law Code of Hammurabi, c. 1792 - 1750 B.C 
  • Lion Gate (Royal Gate), Hattusas, Boghazköy, Turkey, c. 1400 B.C. 
  • King Assurnasirpal II hunting lions, Nimrud, Iraq, c. 883 - 859 B.C 
  •  Lamassu, from the gateway, Sargon II's palace at Dur Sharrukin (now Khorsabad, Iraq), c. 720 B.C. 
  • Ishtar Gate (reconstructed), Babylon, c. 575 B.C. 
  • PERSIAN EMPIRE       Achaemenian
  • Beaker, Susa, capital of Elam (now in Iran), c. 5000 - 4000 B.C
  • Apadana (Audience Hall) of Darius, Persepolis (in modern Iran), c. 500 B.C.
  • Bull capital, Persepolis, c. 500 B.C.
  • Royal guards, relief on the stairway to the Audience Hall of Darius, Persepolis.