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NIPPUR - Temple d'Enlil

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The Royal Standard of Ur, found at Ur in the 1920's. It consists of 2…

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Sumerian Lapis Lazuli Sculpture of a Ram. Circa 3000 BC to 2000 BC.

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NINEVEH (Iraq) - part of the old wall of the city

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Sumerian alabaster statue of a worshiper wearing a calf-length woolen skirt with layers of tufted borders, the hands gathered together in an attitude of devotion, with cuneiform inscriptions on the back of the base. 2500 BC

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Stele of Ushumgal | Sumerian | Early Dynastic I | The Met

Stele of Ushumgal | Sumerian | Early Dynastic I | The Met

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Monuments of Nineveh; including bas-reliefs from the palace of Sennacherib and bronzes from the ruins of Nimroud. From drawings made on the spot, during a second expedition to Assyria, by Austen Henry Layard, M.P.

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Assyrian Hunting Wall Relief, Ashurbanipal Palace, Nineveh, 645 B.C.

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Gold drinking cup. From Ur, southern Iraq. About 2600-2400 BC. gold cup, one of four vessels found on the floor of the pit of the Queen's Grave in the Royal Cemetery at Ur. They were lying alongside the sacrificial victims.

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Sumerian Cylinder Seals - Crystalinks

Sumerian Cylinder Seals

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Calculation of the surface area of a terrain at Umma, Mesopotamia, 2100 BCE. Louvre, Museum, Paris. pic.twitter.com/YQ1q08CHi8

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Cylinder seal

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Sumerian cylinder seal of Sharrum, the scribe of King Sharkali-sharri son of Naram-Sin - 2250 BC

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A fragment of the Stele of Ur-Nammu from the ancient city of Ur in Southern Mesopotamia depicting the Sumerian god Nanna (the Moon God) bestowing the symbols of kingship: the rod and ring. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY.

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Sumerian daggers, ca. 2200 B.C. British Museum

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Figure 3. Terracotta relief depicting two men boxing to musical accompaniment, c. 1200 B.C.E., Sinkara (modern-day Tell as Senkereh, Iraq).

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Crowned Female Head, from Nimrud

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Crowned Female Head, Ivory Artifact from Nimrud

Crowned Female Head, Ivory Artifact from Nimrud Giclee Print at AllPosters.com

Crowned Female Head, Ivory Artifact from Nimrud Giclee Print at AllPosters.com

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Sumerian administrative tablet C.3000 BC. Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Administrative tablet of clay: Mesopotamian/Sumerian 3100-2900 BC. Los Angeles County Museum of Art Stock Photo 1746-1569

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Mesopotamian Tablet 3000 - 2000 BC

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Ur, Iraq “Ur of the Chaldeans,” city in Mesopotamia where Abraham’s brother Haran an likely he was born. (Ge 11:28; Ac 7:2, 4) Jehovah appeared to Abraham and directed him to leave Ur. Ge 11:31; 12:1; Ne 9:7 Ur is identified with Muqaiyir, which is W at present of the Euphrates and some 150 mi SE of Babylon. Ruins cover an area about 3,000 by 2,400 ft. a center of worship of moon god Nanna or Sin. at present the Euphrates runs about 10mi E, in ancient times ran W of the city. it-2 p1141…

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Artifacts of the Royal Cemetery of Ur

Inlaid silver cosmetic box lid (Height: 3.5 cm; Diameter: 6.4 cm) of silver, lapis lazuli and shell, carved from a single piece of shell. The lid depicts a lion attacking a sheep or goat. Found in Queen Puabi's tomb, in the Royal Cemetery of Ur, ca 2550 BCE.

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Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Aerial View (Royal Air Force) of the Great Mosque of al-Mutawakkil and the Walled City of Samarra, 1918

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Nintu-Sumerian Mother Goddess

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