Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. The ziggurat at Ur (modern Muqaiyir, Iraq). ca. 2550 BCE.
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Vessel in the shape of an ostrich egg, from the Royal Cemeteryof Ur.Height: 5-3/4".
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Map: Major Mesopotamian capitals, ca. 2600-500 BCE.
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Reconstruction drawing of the ziggurat at Ur (modern Muqaiyir, Iraq).ca. 2900–2700 BCE.
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Dedicatory statues, from the Abu Temple, Tell Asmar, Iraq.Tallest figure approx. 30"...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Chart: Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses. ca. 2200–2159 BCE.
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Akkadian. Cylinder seal impression and the Seal of Adda. ca. 2600 BCE.Height: 1-1/2".
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Soundbox panel front of the lyre from Tomb 789 (alternativelyidentified as the unkno...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Lyre from Tomb 789 (alternatively identified as the unknownking’s or Puabi’s tomb), ...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Royal Standard of Ur, front (“War”) side, from tomb 779,cemetery at Ur (modern Muqai...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Royal Standard of Ur, back (“Peace”) side, from tomb 779,cemetery at Ur (modern Muqa...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Akkadian. Head of an Akkadian Man, from Nineveh (modern Kuyunjik,Iraq). ca. 2300-2200 BCE.Heig...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Closer Look: Cuneiform writing in Sumer (drawings ofpictograms, stylus). ca. 2360 BCE.
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Closer Look: Cuneiform writing in Sumer. Sumerian tablet fromLagash, modern Tello, I...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Materials & Techniques: Lost-wax Casting (diagram).
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Akkadian. Stele of Naramsin, from Susa (modern Shush, Iran).ca. 2254–2218 BCE.Height: approx. ...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Babylonian. Stele of Hammurabi, from Susa (modern Shush, Iran).ca. 1760 BCE.Height of stele: a...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Assyrian. Ashurnasirpal II Killing Lions, from the palace complex ofAshurnasirpal II, Kalhu (m...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Assyrian. Human-Headed Winged Bull, one of a pair from the entrance tothe palace of Sargon II,...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Tablet 11 of the Epic of Gilgamesh (fragment), with the Flood Story. Fromthe Library of Ashurb...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Hebrew. Mosaic floor decorations: The Ark of the Covenant and sanctuaryimplements. From Hammat...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Map: The United Monarchy of Israel under David and Solomon.ca. 1000 BCE.
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Assyrian. Exile of the Israelites, from the Palace of Sennacherib, Nineveh,Assyria. Late 8th c...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Babylonian. Reconstruction drawing: Babylons Processional Way & IshtarGate as they appeared in...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Babylonian. Ishtar Gate, restored, from Babylon. ca. 575 BCE.
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Persian. Palace of Darius and Xerxes, Persepolis. 518 to ca. 460 BCE.Palace mount: 545 × 330 y...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Persian. Darius and Xerxes Receiving Tribute. Detail, relief from a stairwayleading to the Apa...
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Achaemenid. Rhyton. 5th-3rd centuries BCE.
Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Egyptian. Obelisk of Luxor in the Place de la Concorde, Paris. Dynasty 19.ca. 1279-1213 BCE.He...
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  1. 1. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. The ziggurat at Ur (modern Muqaiyir, Iraq). ca. 2550 BCE.
  2. 2. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Vessel in the shape of an ostrich egg, from the Royal Cemeteryof Ur.Height: 5-3/4".
  3. 3. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Map: Major Mesopotamian capitals, ca. 2600-500 BCE.
  4. 4. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Reconstruction drawing of the ziggurat at Ur (modern Muqaiyir, Iraq).ca. 2900–2700 BCE.
  5. 5. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Dedicatory statues, from the Abu Temple, Tell Asmar, Iraq.Tallest figure approx. 30" high.
  6. 6. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Chart: Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses. ca. 2200–2159 BCE.
  7. 7. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Akkadian. Cylinder seal impression and the Seal of Adda. ca. 2600 BCE.Height: 1-1/2".
  8. 8. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Soundbox panel front of the lyre from Tomb 789 (alternativelyidentified as the unknown king’s or Puabi’s tomb), from the cemetery at Ur(modern Muqaiyir, Iraq). ca. 2600 BCE.Height: approx. 12-1/4".
  9. 9. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Lyre from Tomb 789 (alternatively identified as the unknownking’s or Puabi’s tomb), from the cemetery at Ur modern Muqaiyir, Iraq).Restored 1971–1972. ca. 2600 BCE.Height: 44-1/2".
  10. 10. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Royal Standard of Ur, front (“War”) side, from tomb 779,cemetery at Ur (modern Muqaiyir, Iraq). ca. 2600 BCE.Height: 8". Length: 19".
  11. 11. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Royal Standard of Ur, back (“Peace”) side, from tomb 779,cemetery at Ur (modern Muqaiyir, Iraq). ca. 2600 BCE.Height: 8". Length: 19".
  12. 12. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Akkadian. Head of an Akkadian Man, from Nineveh (modern Kuyunjik,Iraq). ca. 2300-2200 BCE.Height: 14-1/8".
  13. 13. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Closer Look: Cuneiform writing in Sumer (drawings ofpictograms, stylus). ca. 2360 BCE.
  14. 14. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Sumerian. Closer Look: Cuneiform writing in Sumer. Sumerian tablet fromLagash, modern Tello, Iraq. ca. 2360 BCE.
  15. 15. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Materials & Techniques: Lost-wax Casting (diagram).
  16. 16. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Akkadian. Stele of Naramsin, from Susa (modern Shush, Iran).ca. 2254–2218 BCE.Height: approx. 6 6".
  17. 17. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Babylonian. Stele of Hammurabi, from Susa (modern Shush, Iran).ca. 1760 BCE.Height of stele: approx. 7. Height of relief: 28".
  18. 18. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Assyrian. Ashurnasirpal II Killing Lions, from the palace complex ofAshurnasirpal II, Kalhu (modern Nimrud, Iraq). ca. 850 BCE.Height: approx. 39".
  19. 19. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Assyrian. Human-Headed Winged Bull, one of a pair from the entrance tothe palace of Sargon II, Khorsabad, Iraq. ca. 720 BCE.Height: approx. 13 10".
  20. 20. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Tablet 11 of the Epic of Gilgamesh (fragment), with the Flood Story. Fromthe Library of Ashurbanipal, Nineveh (modern Kuyunjik, Iraq). Secondmilennium BCE.
  21. 21. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Hebrew. Mosaic floor decorations: The Ark of the Covenant and sanctuaryimplements. From Hammath, near Tiberias, Israel. Fourth century CE.
  22. 22. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Map: The United Monarchy of Israel under David and Solomon.ca. 1000 BCE.
  23. 23. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Assyrian. Exile of the Israelites, from the Palace of Sennacherib, Nineveh,Assyria. Late 8th century BCE.
  24. 24. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Babylonian. Reconstruction drawing: Babylons Processional Way & IshtarGate as they appeared in the 6th century BCE.
  25. 25. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Babylonian. Ishtar Gate, restored, from Babylon. ca. 575 BCE.
  26. 26. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Persian. Palace of Darius and Xerxes, Persepolis. 518 to ca. 460 BCE.Palace mount: 545 × 330 yards.
  27. 27. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Persian. Darius and Xerxes Receiving Tribute. Detail, relief from a stairwayleading to the Apadana, ceremonial complex, Persepolis, Iran.491-486 BCE.Height: 8 4".
  28. 28. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Achaemenid. Rhyton. 5th-3rd centuries BCE.
  29. 29. Copyright ©2012 Pearson Inc.Egyptian. Obelisk of Luxor in the Place de la Concorde, Paris. Dynasty 19.ca. 1279-1213 BCE.Height: 75.

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