Statue of a Parthian Hatra king holding a votive figure. Hatra was an ancient city in the Ninawa Governorate and al-Jazira region of Iraq, near Mosul. It was known as al-Hadr, a name which appears once in ancient inscriptions, and it was in the ancient Persian province of Khvarvaran. It was built circa 3rd-2nd centuries BCE and flourished 1st to 2nd centuries CE under the Parthians. Many artifacts and much of the remains of the city destroyed by ISIL
Pantea and General Aryasb were the commanders of the elite force of Persian soldiers who performed the dual roles of both Imperial Guard and standing army during the Persian Empire's expansion. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Pieza al modo asirio,pero curiosamente hecha en vidrio policromado. Los fenicios aprendieron de los asirios la tecnica de la ceramica,pero a ellos se le atribuye la invencion del vidrio. Corresponde al año 1200 a.c. Museo del Louvre
PERIODO SUMERIO: Estatua del Intendente Ebih-il, gobernante de Mari (h. 2400 a.C.), Presenta rasgos tan característicos como los clásicos ojos almendrados de gran tamaño, o el caunaqués, faldón realizado con vellones de lana.