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Sargon of Akkad Mesopotamia

- Royal Akkadian Head from Nineveh Around 2259 BC and traditionally identified as Sargon of Akkad Mesopotamia

Babylonian grammatical text stone tablet. Used in the research and assembly of a 21-volume dictionary of the language of ancient Mesopotamia and its Babylonian and Assyrian dialects. Unspoken for 2,000 years but preserved on clay tablets and in stone inscriptions deciphered over the last two centuries. Dictionary finally completed by scholars at the University of Chicago. #Mesopotamia #archaeology #writing

Ancient Assyrian Dictionary Completed by University of Chicago Scholars

BABYLONIAN GRAMMATICAL TEXT STONE (used in the research and assembly of a dictionary of the language of ancient Mesopotamia and its Babylonian and Assyrian dialects, both unspoken for years, preserved on clay tablets and in stone inscriptions)

Fragment of a victory stele of Naram-sin Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian, Akkadian Period, 2334–2154 B.C. - Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Fragment of a victory stele of Naram-sin Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian, Akkadian Period, B. - Museum of Fine Arts Boston

World's oldest writing not poetry but a shopping receipt - SAADIYAT ISLAND The neatly drawn lines are marked by impressions and imprints on a clay tablet.The 5,000-year-old receipt for clothing, sent boat from Ancient Mesopotamia to Dilmun -  now Bahrain - represents the oldest writing in the world.  "The origin of writing is not very romantic, I am afraid," said Dr Irving Finkel, curator of the Middle East Department at the British Museum. "Writing was not invented for poetry and…

Canticle for Liebowitz World's oldest writing not poetry but a shopping receipt - SAADIYAT ISLAND The neatly drawn lines are marked by impressions and imprints on a clay tablet.The receipt for clothing, sent boat from Ancient Mesopotamia to Dilmun -

Questo imponente lira d'argento è stata realizzata in Mesopotamia (odierno Iraq meridionale) più di 4.000 anni fa. La musica era un aspetto importante di ogni celebrazione e occasioni rituali nell'antica Mesopotamia.

Lyres from The Royal Tombs of Ur (ca 2550 BCE) (not RCCF calibrated) - Ur (Sumerian: Urim) was an important Sumerian city-state in ancient Mesopotamia located at the site of modern Tell el-Muqayyar in Iraq's Dhi Qar Governorate.

Assyrian  WINGED BULL

Human-headed winged bull and winged lion (lamassu), Neo-Assyrian, Ashurnasirpal II;

Assyria (Akkadian: Aššur), was a Semitic Akkadian kingdom, existing as a nation state from the late 25th or early–24th century BC until 605 BC.[1] Assyria was centered on the Upper Tigris river, in northern Mesopotamia (present day Northern Iraq). The Assyrians came to rule powerful empires at several times. It was named for its original capital, the ancient city of Aššur (Akkadian:  Aššūrāyu; Aramaic: אתור Aṯur; Hebrew: אַשּׁוּר Aššûr; Arabic: آشور Āšūr).

Assyria (Akkadian: Aššur), was a Semitic Akkadian kingdom, existing as a nation state from the late 25th or early–24th century BC until 605 BC.[1] Assyria was centered on the Upper Tigris river, in northern Mesopotamia (present day Northern Iraq). The Assyrians came to rule powerful empires at several times. It was named for its original capital, the ancient city of Aššur (Akkadian: Aššūrāyu; Aramaic: אתור Aṯur; Hebrew: אַשּׁוּר Aššûr; Arabic: آشور Āšūr).

peashooter85: “ Ancient Babylonian IOU, Written in cuneiform script which was common to Mesopotamia (Middle East), this clay tablet is a promissory note entitling the bearer to a payment in silver and is dated to 543 BC. This artifact is currently in...

peashooter85: “ Ancient Babylonian IOU, Written in cuneiform script which was common to Mesopotamia (Middle East), this clay tablet is a promissory note entitling the bearer to a payment in silver and is dated to 543 BC. This artifact is currently in...

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