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Ancient Persian  Louvre Museum - Summerian relief carving of turtle

Ancient Persian Louvre Museum - Summerian relief carving of turtle

Enkidu, Enkidu enkidu kimdir, enkidu gilgamesh, enkidu gılgamış, enkidu'nun ölümü, gılgamış destanı, gılgamış,Gılgamış’ın hizmetkârı, gılgamışın arkadaşı, Sümer mitolojisi, ortadoğu mitolojisi, mezopotamya mitolojisi, sümer, Gugalanna, Eabani, Endimdu, Engidu, Enkita, Mowgli, Tarzan, Orman çocuğu, hayvan

Enkidu, Enkidu enkidu kimdir, enkidu gilgamesh, enkidu gılgamış, enkidu'nun ölümü, gılgamış destanı, gılgamış,Gılgamış’ın hizmetkârı, gılgamışın arkadaşı, Sümer mitolojisi, ortadoğu mitolojisi, mezopotamya mitolojisi, sümer, Gugalanna, Eabani, Endimdu, Engidu, Enkita, Mowgli, Tarzan, Orman çocuğu, hayvan

Cuneiform, 3000 BCE    Cuneiform writing from 3000 BC  (Louve)

Cuneiform writing from 3000 BC Cuneiform is a system of writing first developed by the ancient Sumerian's of Mesopotamia c. It is considered the most significant among the many cultural contributions of the Sumerian's

The Etruscan language has been difficult to analyze. Long thought an isolate, consensus now holds that it is related to languages in the Alps and the Aegean island of Lemnos. It was superseded by Latin and was written in an alphabet derived from the Greek alphabet; this alphabet was the source of the Latin alphabet. It is also believed to be the source of certain important cultural words of Western Europe such as 'military' and 'person,' which do not have obvious Indo-European roots.

Estudos sobre a Civilização Romana: "Os Etruscos" - Gran Circo Pravda

Human–headed winged lion (lamassu)   Date: 883–859 B.C. (Neo–Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II) Location: Excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Mesopotamia Medium: Alabaster (gypsum)

Human–headed winged lion (lamassu) Date: B. (Neo–Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II) Location: Excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Mesopotamia Medium: Alabaster (gypsum)

Assyrian relief panel at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Curious about their legs.Assyrian relief panel at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dog, from Persepolis, 5th C BC Ironic that ancient persians obviously loved dogs but the present regime is trying to ban them!

Dog statue discovered from Persepolis the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid empire, circa C BC. Clearly the ancient Persians loved dogs just like the present day Iranians do

Relief plaque depicting a chick (stone, 12 x 13.2 x 1.3 cms). Ptolemaic Period, ca. 330-305 BC. Now in The Art Institute of Chicago. Egypt Museum

“ ancientpeoples: “ Relief Plaque Depicting a Chick Egyptian Ptolemaic Period Source: Art Institute of Chicago ” ”

Bull’s head ornament for a lyre.  Period: Early Dynastic III  Date: ca. 2600–2350 B.C.  Place of origin: Mesopotamia  Culture: Sumerian  Medium: Bronze, inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli.

Bull's head ornament for a lyre Period:Early Dynastic III Date:ca. Geography:Mesopotamia Culture:Sumerian Medium:Bronze, inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli Dimensions:H.

Etruscan terracotta

Terracotta architectural plaque with lotus and palmette designs Etruscan, late century BC Said to be from Cerveteri

Early 19th century example is probably American and has a strong folk art feel

*TOY/NUT CRACKER ~ There is a thriving collectors market in century 'toy soldier' type nutcrackers often made in Germany but not all of these pieces are modern. This early century example is probably American + has a strong folk art feel.

Kudurru - stèle du roi Meli-Shipak 1er - (règne de 1186 à 1172 avant JC) - il présente sa fille à la Déesse Nannaya - le louvre Paris

Kudurru (stele) of King Melishipak I, ca BC: the king pre-sents his daughter to the goddess Nannaya: the crescent moon repre-sents the god Sin: the sun/ Sha-mash: the star the goddess Ishtar. Kassite period, taken to Susa in the c. BC as spoils of war

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