Human skull, Jericho
 
Chatal Huyuk
 
Ruins of the White Temple
Lapis Lazuli
 
Face of a woman, (Warka Head)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Votive Figures
Nanna Ziggurat, Ur
 
The Great Lyre with bull’s head
 
Cylinder seal from Sumer and its impression
 
Stele of Naram-Sin
Head of a man (known as Akkadian ruler)
Votive Statue of Gudea
Stele of Hammurabi
Winged Figure (Lammasu)
 
Assurnasirpal II Killing Lions
 
 
 
 
 
 
palace complex of Sargon II
Assurbanipal and His Queen in the Garden
 
Ishtar Gate and throne room  wall
 
 
 
 
Persepolis
Apadana (audience hall) of Darius and Xerxes
Darius and Xerxes Receiving Tribute
Tomb of Darius
 
Daric
 
 
 
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  • Artist: n/a Title: Human-Headed Winged Lion (Lamassu) Medium: Limestone Size: height 10'3½" (3.11 m) Date: 883–859 BCE Source/Museum: Colossal Gateway Figure, Palace of Assurnasirpal II, Mesopotamia, Assyria, Kalhu (present-day Nimrud, Iraq). / The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of John D. Rockefeller, Jr., 1932 (32.143.1.-2)
  • Artist: n/a Title: The Ancient Near East Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: n/a Source/Museum: n/a
  • Artist: n/a Title: Walls and tower, Jericho Medium: Mud brick, rubble, stone Size: n/a Date: c. 8000–7000 BCE Source/Museum: n/a
  • Human skull, Jericho
  • Artist: n/a Title: Composite Reconstruction Drawing of Chatal Huyuk. Anatolia (Present-Day Turkey). c. 6500–5500 BCE Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: n/a Source/Museum: n/a
  • Artist: n/a Title: Human Figure Medium: Fired lime plaster with cowrie shell, bitumen and paint Size: height approx. 35" (90 cm) Date: c. 7000–6000 BCE Source/Museum: Ain Ghazal, Jordan/ National Museum, Amman, Jordan
  • Artist: n/a Title: Ruins of the White Temple Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: c. 3300–3000 BCE Source/Museum: Uruk (present-day Warka, Iraq)
  • Lapis Lazuli
  • Bitumen
  • Artist: n/a Title: Face of a woman, (Warka Head) Medium: Marble Size: height approx. 8" (20.3 cm) Date: c. 3300–3000 BCE Source/Museum: Uruk (present-day Warka, Iraq) / Iraq Museum, Baghdad (stolen and recovered in 2003)
  • Artist: n/a Title: Photo of face of a woman (known as the Warka Head) Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: n/a Source/Museum: Displayed by Iraqi authorities on its recovery
  • Artist: n/a Title: Technique: Cuneiform Writing Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: n/a Source/Museum: n/a
  • Artist: n/a Title: Carved vase (known as the Uruk Vase) Medium: Alabaster Size: height 36' (91 cm) Date: c. 3300–3000 BCE Source/Museum: Uruk (present-day Warka, Iraq) / Iraq Museum, Baghdad (stolen and recovered in 2003)
  • Artist: n/a Title: Votive Figures Medium: Limestone, alabaster, and gypsum Size: height of largest figure approx. 30" ( 76.3 cm) Date: c. 2900–2600 BCE Source/Museum: The Square Temple, Eshnunna (present-day Tell Asmar, Iraq). The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
  • Artist: n/a Title: Nanna Ziggurat, Ur Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: c. 2100–2050 BCE Source/Museum: Present-day Muqaiyir, Iraq
  • Artist: n/a Title: The Great Lyre with bull’s head Medium: Wood with gold, silver, lapis lazuli, bitumen, and shell, reassembled in modern wood support Size: height of head 14" (35.6 cm) height of front panel 13" (33 cm) maximum length of lyre 55½" (140 cm), height of upright back arm 46½" (117 cm) Date: c. 2550–2400 BCE Source/Museum: Royal tomb, Ur (present-day Muqaiyir, Iraq) / University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia
  • Artist: n/a Title: Front panel, the sound box of the Great Lyre Medium: Wood with shell inlaid in bitumen Size: height 12¼ X 4½" (31.1 X 11cm) Date: n/a Source/Museum: Ur (present-day Muqaiyir, Iraq) / University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia (T4-29C)
  • Artist: n/a Title: Cylinder seal from Sumer and its impression Medium: Lapis lazuli Size: height, 1 ⅝ " (4.1 cm) Date: c. 2550–2400 BCE Source/Museum: Ur (present-day Muqaiyir, Iraq) / University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia B16852
  • Artist: n/a Title: Stele of Naram-Sin Medium: Limestone Size: height 6'6" (1.98 m) Date: c. 2220–2184 BCE Source/Museum: Musée du Louvre, Paris
  • Artist: n/a Title: Head of a man (known as Akkadian ruler) Medium: Copper Alloy Size: height 14 ⅜ " (36.5 cm) Date: c. 2300–2200 BCE Source/Museum: Nineveh (present-day Kuyunjik, Iraq) / Iraq Museum, Baghdad
  • Artist: n/a Title: Votive Statue of Gudea Medium: Diorite Size: height 29" (73.7 cm) Date: c. 2090 BCE Source/Museum: Girsu (present-day Telloh, Iraq) / Musée du Louvre, Paris
  • Artist: n/a Title: Stele of Hammurabi Medium: Diorite Size: height of stele approx. 7' (2.13 m) height of relief 28“ (71.1 cm) Date: c. 1792–1750 BCE Source/Museum: Susa (present-day Shush, Iran) / Musée du Louvre, Paris
  • Winged Figure (Lammasu)
  • Artist: n/a Title: Assurnasirpal II Killing Lions Medium: Alabaster Size: height approx. 39" (99.1 cm) Date: c. 850 BCE Source/Museum: Palace complex of Assurnasirpal II, Kalhu (present-day Nimrud, Iraq) / The British Museum, London
  • Ashurbanipal killing lion
  • Artist: n/a Title: Reconstruction drawing of the citadel and palace complex of Sargon II, Dur Sharrukin (Present-Day Khorsabad, Iraq). C. 721–706 BCE Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: n/a Source/Museum: Courtesy the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
  • Artist: n/a Title: Assurbanipal and His Queen in the Garden Medium: Alabaster Size: height approx. 21" (53.3 cm) Date: c. 647 BCE Source/Museum: The Palace at Nineveh (present-day Kuyunjik, Iraq) / The British Museum, London
  • Artist: n/a Title: Reconstruction drawing of Babylon in the 6th century BCE Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: n/a Source/Museum: Courtesy the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
  • Artist: n/a Title: Ishtar Gate and throne room wall Medium: Glazed brick Size: height of gate originally 40 feet (12.2 m) with towers rising 100 feet (30.5 m) Date: c. 575 BCE Source/Museum: Reconstructed in a Berlin museum, originally from Babylon (Present-day Iraq) Vorderasiatisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz
  • Artist: n/a Title: Air View of the ceremonial complex, Persepolis Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: 518–c. 460 BCE Source/Museum: Iran
  • Artist: n/a Title: Apadana (audience hall) of Darius and Xerxes Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: 518–c. 460 BCE Source/Museum: Ceremonial Complex, Persepolis Iran
  • Artist: n/a Title: Darius and Xerxes Receiving Tribute Medium: Limestone Size: height 8'4" (2.54 m) Date: 491–486 BCE Source/Museum: Detail of a relief from the stairway leading to the Apadana (ceremonial complex), Persepolis, Iran / Courtesy the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
  • Tomb of Darius near Persepolis
  • Artist: n/a Title: Daric Medium: Gold Size: Diameter approximately 1/2" (1.45cm) Date: 4th century BCE Source/Museum: A coin first minted under Darius I of Persia / Heberden Coin Room, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • Artist: n/a Title: Technique: Coining Money Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: n/a Source/Museum: n/a
  • Artist: n/a Title: Front of a gold coin Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: 560–546 BCE Source/Museum: First minted under Croesus, king of Lydia / Heberden Coin Room, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • Artist: n/a Title: Back of a gold coin Medium: n/a Size: n/a Date: 560–546 BCE Source/Museum: First minted under Croesus, king of Lydia / Heberden Coin Room, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • 02 Mesopotamia

    1. 5. Human skull, Jericho
    2. 7. Chatal Huyuk
    3. 9. Ruins of the White Temple
    4. 10. Lapis Lazuli
    5. 12. Face of a woman, (Warka Head)
    6. 19. Votive Figures
    7. 20. Nanna Ziggurat, Ur
    8. 22. The Great Lyre with bull’s head
    9. 24. Cylinder seal from Sumer and its impression
    10. 26. Stele of Naram-Sin
    11. 27. Head of a man (known as Akkadian ruler)
    12. 28. Votive Statue of Gudea
    13. 29. Stele of Hammurabi
    14. 30. Winged Figure (Lammasu)
    15. 32. Assurnasirpal II Killing Lions
    16. 39. palace complex of Sargon II
    17. 40. Assurbanipal and His Queen in the Garden
    18. 42. Ishtar Gate and throne room wall
    19. 47. Persepolis
    20. 48. Apadana (audience hall) of Darius and Xerxes
    21. 49. Darius and Xerxes Receiving Tribute
    22. 50. Tomb of Darius
    23. 52. Daric
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