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Sumerian ( Check out his Etruscan shoes) Arsenical Copper Striding Figure with Ibex Horns, a Raptor Skin Draped Around the Shoulders, and Upturned Boots, Arsenical copper, ca. 3000 BCE, Iran or Mesopotamia, Sumerian culture.

A Magnificent and Important Proto-Elamite Arsenical Copper Striding Figure with Ibex Horns, a Raptor Skin Draped Around the Shoulders, and Upturned Boots Arsenical copper,ca 3000 BCE,from Iran or Mesopotamia. Looks like a satyr.

"Foundation Nail" of Gudea, c. 2100 BCE. Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, probably Lagash. Cleveland Museum of Art.

"Foundation Nail" of Gudea, c. Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, probably Lagash. Cleveland Museum of Art.

Few examples of early Mesopotamian sculpture can match this work in terms of significance and impeccable provenance. The sculpture is one of...

Striding horned demon, ca. 3000 B. Mesopotamia or Iran. Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Few examples of early Mesopotamian sculpture can match this work in terms of significance and impeccable provenance.

Astrology & Astronomy in Iran and Ancient Mesopotamia: Astrolabe: An Ancient Astronomical Instrument

Astrolabe: An Ancient Astronomical Instrument - Iran Chamber Society: Astrology & Astronomy in Iran and Ancient Mesopotamia

Pre-Achaemenid Silver and Gold Vessel in the Form of a Hero and a Winged Bull Found in Eastern Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and western Iran in the beginning of the 1st millennium BCE

Pre-Achaemenid Silver and Gold Vessel in the Form of a Hero and a Winged Bull Found in Eastern Anatolia Mesopotamia & Western Iran in the beginning of the millennium BC.Antiquity~DANCING WITH THE STARS

Striding horned demon [Mesopotamia or Iran] (2007.280) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Striding Horned Demon -- Circa 3000 BCE -- Proto-Elamite -- Mesopotamia or Iran -- Copper Alloy -- Via the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hittite, bronze horse (?) and man, Yozgat, 2200-2000 BC, Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara

Hittite, bronze horse and man, Yozgat, BCE, Museum of Anatolian…

Colossal statue of a hero, (Gilgamesh) plaster cast, original in Khorsabad, Iraq, late 8th century BCE © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Colossal statue of the Sumerian hero ‘Gilgamesh’ ruler of the URUK. Plaster cast © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / photo: Olaf M.

Persepolis, Iran (Drove here from England with our family in 2001)

Persepolis, Iran ~ [Kinky Koily Kurly hair of Dark Melanated Peoples]

Standing male worshiper Metropolitan Museum  Period:     Early Dynastic IIIb Date:     ca. 2500–2350 B.C. Geography:     Mesopotamia Culture:     Sumerian Medium:     Copper alloy

Standing male worshiper Period: Early Dynastic IIIb Date: ca. Geography: Mesopotamia Culture: Sumerian Medium: Copper alloy Dimensions: H. x cm) Classification: Metalwork-Sculpture-Inscribed

Pazuzu - Origin: Assyrian and Babylonian mythology Attributes: As king of the wind demons, he is known for inflicting humankind with storms, droughts, and plagues. Also notable for possessing Regan from The Exorcist (1973).  Appearance: He is depicted as having a scaly body, a dog-like head, taloned feet, wings, a scorpion’s tail.

Pazuzu

In Assyrian and Babylonian mythology, Pazuzu (sometimes Fazuzu or Pazuza) was the king of the demons of the wind, and son of the god Hanbi. He also represented the southwestern wind, the bearer of storms and drought.

Bronze statue of a female, probably Luristan,  ca 700-600 BCE. Iran

Iran, preachaemenid, goddess statue probably Luristan art, ca BC. "Virtual Museum of Iran Art"

placca Openwork con testa di ariete Periodo sfinge: neo-assiro Data: ca.  Nono al ottavo secolo aC Geografia: Siria, probabilmente da Arslan Tash (antica Hadatu) Cultura: Medio Assiro: Ivory

Ivory Openwork plaque with ram-headed sphinx Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. Geography: Syria, probably from Arslan Tash (ancient Hadatu) Culture: Assyrian Medium: Ivory.

Votive Statue, Khafajah Mesopotamian Art on Loan to the Beijing World Art Museum

What Science Has Learned about the Rise of Urban Mesopotamia

Votive Statue, Khafajah Mesopotamian Art on Loan to the Beijing World Art Museum. Mesopotamian depictions of people both in sculpture and in painting featured very large eyes. This was also the case for Egyptian art.

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