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Early Mesopotamian Culture

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This PowerPoint presents the culture and art of early Mesopotamia, including Sumer and Akkad.

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Early Mesopotamian Culture

  1. 1. Early Mesopotamian Culture
  2. 2. Some Mesopotamian Gods
  3. 3. Shamash (Utu)
  4. 4. Ea (Enki)
  5. 5. Ishtar (Inanna)
  6. 6. Sin (Nanna)
  7. 7. The Great Ziggurat of Ur c. 2500-2050 BCE
  8. 8. Sumerian Art c. 3500-2350 BCE
  9. 9. The Standard of Ur c. 2600 BCE
  10. 10. Votive Figures
  11. 11. Standing Man, c. 2600 BCE
  12. 12. Worshiper, c. 2500-2350 BCE
  13. 13. Votive Calf, c. 2400 BCE
  14. 14. The Tomb of Queen Puabi c. 2,600 BCE
  15. 15. Queen Puabi’s Headdress
  16. 16. Bull-Headed Lyre
  17. 17. Akkadian Art c. 2360-2180 BCE
  18. 18. Head of a Sumerian Ruler (Sargon?) c. 2300 BCE
  19. 19. Head of a Ruler, c. 2300-2200 BCE
  20. 20. Stele of Naram-Sin, c. 2300-2200 BCE
  21. 21. Neo-Sumerian Art c. 2150-1800 BCE
  22. 22. King Gudea of Lagash, c. 2120 BCE
  23. 23. King Gudea, c. 2120 BCE
  24. 24. Human-Headed Bull, c. 2120 BCE
  25. 25. Votive Dog, c. 1894-1866 BCE
  26. 26. Mesopotamian Cylinder Seals
  27. 27. Hero Wrestling Water Buffalo and Bull-Man Wrestling Lion 2250-2100 BCE
  28. 28. Griffin Battling a Horse 14th-13th c. BCE
  29. 29. Lion Hunt 8th-7th c. BCE
  30. 30. King Battling Griffin 8th-7th c. BCE
  31. 31. King Holding Griffins at Bay 6th-5th c. BCE

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