Bust of Louise Brongniart Musee du Louvre, Paris. After looking through all of the highlights on the Louvre's website I am pretty sure my favorite sculptor is Houdon. Everytime I saw a sculpture that drew me in, it was always by him
Nineveh, near present day Mosul, Iraq. Nineveh was one of the oldest and greatest cities in antiquity. The area was settled as early as 6000 BC and, by 3000 BC, had become an important religious center for worship of the Assyrian goddess Ishtar.