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1 Ancient Near Eastern Art William V. Ganis, PhD

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3 Sumerian Art

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5 White Temple and ziggurat Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq ca. 3,200-3,000 B.C.E. mud brick

6 White Temple and ziggurat Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq ca. 3,200-3,000 B.C.E. mud brick

7 Female head (possibly Inanna) from Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq ca. 3,200-3,000 B.C.E. marble approximately 8 in. high RECOVERED

8 Warka Vase from Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq ca. 3,200-3,000 B.C.E. alabaster approximately 3 ft. high RECOVERED

9 Warka Vase from Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq ca. 3,200-3,000 B.C.E. alabaster approximately 3 ft. high

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11 Statuettes of worhippers from Eshnunna (modern Tell Asmar) Iraq ca. 2,700 B.C.E. gypsum, shell, black limestone tallest 30 in. high SOME MISSING

12 Statuettes of worhippers from Eshnunna (modern Tell Asmar) Iraq ca. 2,700 B.C.E. gypsum, shell, black limestone tallest 30 in. high

13 Statuettes of worhippers from Eshnunna (modern Tell Asmar) Iraq ca. 2,700 B.CE. gypsum, shell, black limestone tallest 30 in. high

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17 Standard of Ur from Tomb 779, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq ca. 2,600 B.C.E. wood, shell, lapis lazuli, red limestone approximately 8 x 19 in.

18 Standard of Ur (war side) from Tomb 779, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq ca. 2,600 B.C.E. wood, shell, lapis lazuli, red limestone approximately 8 x 19 in.

19 Standard of Ur (peace side) from Tomb 779, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq ca. 2,600 B.C.E. wood, shell, lapis lazuli, red limestone approximately 8 x 19 in.

20 Bull-headed lyre from Tomb 789, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) ca. 2,600 B.C.E. wood, gold leaf, lapis lazuli approximately 65 in. high

21 Bull-headed lyre from Tomb 789, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) ca. 2,600 B.C.E. wood, gold leaf, lapis lazuli approximately 65 in. high

22 Ram in a thicket from Tomb 789, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq ca. 2,600 B.C.E. gold, silver, lapis lazuli, copper, shell, red limestone, bitumen 42.6 cm. high

23 Ram in a thicket from Tomb 789, Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq ca. 2,600 B.C.E. gold, silver, lapis lazuli, copper, shell, red limestone, bitumen 42.6 cm. high

24 Cylinder seals ca. 2,600-2,000 B.C.E. approximately 2 in. high MANY MISSING

25 Cylinder seal from the tomb of Pu-abi Royal Cemetery Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq ca. 2,600 B.C.E. approximately 2 in. high

26 Akkadian Art

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28 Head of an Akkadian ruler from Ninevah (modern Kuyunjik) Iraq ca. 2,250-2,200 B.C.E. copper 14 3/8 in. high MISSING

29 Victory stele of Naram-Sin from Susa, Iran ca. 2,254-2,218 B.C.E. sandstone 79 in. high

30 Victory stele of Naram-Sin from Susa, Iran ca. 2,254-2,218 B.C.E. sandstone 79 in. high

31 Neo-Sumerian Art

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33 Ziggurat at Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq ca. 2,100 B.C.E. mud brick

34 Ziggurat (restored) at Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar) Iraq ca. 2,100 B.C.E. mud brick

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36 Seated statue of Gudea holding temple plan from Girsu (modern Telloh) Iraq ca. 2,100 B.C.E. diorite 29 in. high

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38 Babylonian Art

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40 Stele with code of Hammurabi from Susa, Iran ca. 1,780 B.C.E. basalt 88 in. high

41 Stele with code of Hammurabi from Susa, Iran ca. 1,780 B.C.E. basalt 88 in. high

42 Elamite Art

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44 Statue of Queen Napir-Asu from Susa, Iran ca. 1,350-1,300 B.C.E. bronze and copper 50 3/4 in. high

45 Statue of Queen Napir-Asu from Susa, Iran ca. 1,350-1,300 B.C.E. bronze and copper 50 3/4 in. high

46 Assyrian Art

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48 Reconstruction drawing of the citadel of Sargon II, Dar Sharrukin (modern Khorsabad) Iraq ca B.C.E.

49 Lamassu (winged human headed bull) from the citadel of Sargon II, Dar Sharrukin (modern Khorsabad) Iraq ca B.C.E. limestone 13 ft. 10 in. high

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52 Gilgamesh? Wrestling Lion from the citadel of Sargon II, Dar Sharrukin ca B.C.E. limestone 13 ft. 10 in. high

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54 Assyrian archers pursuing enemies from the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II, Kalhu (modern Nimrud) ca B.C.E. gypsum 2 ft. 10 3/8 in. high

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56 Ashurbanipal hunting lions from the North Palace of Ashurbanipal, Ninevah (modern Kuyunjik) Iraq ca B.C.E. gypsum approximately 5 ft. high

57 Ashurbanipal hunting lions from the North Palace of Ashurbanipal, Ninevah (modern Kuyunjik) Iraq ca B.C.E. gypsum approximately 5 ft. high

58 Ashurbanipal hunting lions from the North Palace of Ashurbanipal, Ninevah (modern Kuyunjik) Iraq ca B.C.E. gypsum approximately 5 ft. high

59 Neo-Babylonian Art

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61 Ishtar Gate (restored) from Babylon, Iraq ca. 575 B.C.E. glazed brick

62 Ishtar Gate (restored) details of dragon (Marduk) and bull (Adad) from Babylon, Iraq ca. 575 B.C.E. glazed brick

63 Ishtar Gate (restored) details of lion (Ishtar) from Babylon, Iraq ca. 575 B.C.E. glazed brick

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65 Achaemenid Persian Art

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67 Palace of Darius I and Xerxes I Persepolis, Iran ca B.C.E.

68 Palace of Darius I and Xerxes I Persepolis, Iran ca B.C.E.

69 Palace of Darius I and Xerxes I Persepolis, Iran ca B.C.E.

70 Sasanian Art

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72 Palace of Shapur I from Ctesiphon, Iraq ca. 250 C.E.

73 Palace of Shapur I from Ctesiphon, Iraq ca. 250 C.E.

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75 Triumph of Shapur I over Valerian from Bishapur, Iraq ca. 260 C.E. rock-cut relief

76 Triumph of Shapur I over Valerian from Bishapur, Iraq ca. 260 C.E. rock-cut relief

77 Shapur I drachim ca. 260 C.E. cast silver coins

78 Head of Sasanian King (Shapur II?) from Ctesiphon, Iraq ca. 350 C.E. silver with mercury gilding 15 3/4 in. high

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