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Limestone kudurru from the riegn of Marduk-nadin-ahhe: consisting of a block of black limestone, rising to a point. It has been rubbed down on four sides to take inscriptions, and the upper portion, from the point where it begins to taper, is carved with symbols. Culture/period: Middle Babylonian From: South Iraq, Babylon Materials: limestone Technique: carved British Museum number: 90840

Limestone kudurru from the riegn of Marduk-nadin-ahhe: consisting of a block of black limestone, rising to a point. It has been rubbed down on four sides to take inscriptions, and the upper portion, from the point where it begins to taper, is carved with symbols. Culture/period: Middle Babylonian From: South Iraq, Babylon Materials: limestone Technique: carved British Museum number: 90840

Jiroft glass, ancient Iran; source: http://el-libertario.webnode.es/en/reptilian-gods/

Jiroft glass, ancient Iran; source: http://el-libertario.webnode.es/en/reptilian-gods/

Animals adorn this Babylonian Kudurru, land grant, BCE, Mesopotamia

Mayan art

The Mayan Calendar . Birth of great history

Egyp?

Akkad: Sandstone Victory Stele of Naram Sin (Sargon's grandson) king of Akkad, shows him protected by the luminaries of heaven & about to dispatch the last of his enemies, ca 2250 BC. Brought from Sippar to Susa in the c. Restored in 1992 AD.

Sarcophage d'Eshmunazor II, roi de Sidon. «"Au mois de Bul, dans la quatorzième année (14) du règne du roi 'Eshmunazor, roi des Sidoniens, fils du roi Tabnit, roi des Sidoniens, le roi 'Eshmunazor, roi des Sidoniens, a parlé en ces termes : "j'ai été emporté avant mon temps, fils d'un nombre de jours (restreints), misérable, orphelin fils d'une veuve ; et je suis couché dans ce cercueil et dans ce sarcophage, à l'endroit que j'ai bâti. Qui que ce soit, souverain ou simple mortel, que nul ...

Sarcophage d'Eshmunazor II, roi de Sidon. «"Au mois de Bul, dans la quatorzième année (14) du règne du roi 'Eshmunazor, roi des Sidoniens, fils du roi Tabnit, roi des Sidoniens, le roi 'Eshmunazor, roi des Sidoniens, a parlé en ces termes : "j'ai été emporté avant mon temps, fils d'un nombre de jours (restreints), misérable, orphelin fils d'une veuve ; et je suis couché dans ce cercueil et dans ce sarcophage, à l'endroit que j'ai bâti. Qui que ce soit, souverain ou simple mortel, que nul ...

Kudurru del rey Meli-shipak II Periodo Paleobabilonico s XIV aC. M. Louvre. París

Kudurru del rey Meli-shipak II Periodo Paleobabilonico s XIV aC. M. Louvre. París

Ancient writings about the tree of life, vikings (picture is detail of a kudurru or boundary stone of Kassite Babylon)

The Tree of Life - its roots run deep in almost all cultures

Kudurru of Nazimaruttash, Kassite King of Babylon, showing Gula the Goddess of Healing (calcite), Mesopotamian-Iraq, (13th century BC) - Private Collection.

Kudurru of Nazimaruttash, Kassite King of Babylon, showing Gula the Goddess of Healing (calcite), Mesopotamian-Iraq, century BC) - Private Collection.

Circular Cuneiform tablet

A circular cuneiform tablet from Lagash in Iraq, dating to approximately 1980 B.

Sumerian cone of urukagina

The Moabite Stone, also called the Mesha Stela, is an inscribed black basalt monument written in the Moabite language in c. 835 BC. It stands nearly four feet tall and was found in 1868 in the land of ancient Moab, now modern Jordan. It contains references to Biblical figures such as Israelite King Omri and Moabite King Mesha (cf. 1 and 2 Kings), as well as the covenant name of God, YHWH (cf. Exodus 3). It is now located in the Louvre.

The Moabite Stone, also called the Mesha Stela, is an inscribed black basalt monument written in the Moabite language in c. It stands nearly four feet tall and was found in 1868 in the land of ancient Moab, now modern Jordan.

Limestone kudurru. The text contains a deed of gift recording a grant of fifty gur of corn-land in the province of Bit-Pir’-Amurri by Meli-Shipak to Khasardu. Many symbols are carved onto the boundary-stone. Culture/period: Kassite Date: 1186BC-1172BC From: South Iraq, Abu Habba (Sippar) Materials: limestone Technique: carved British Museum number: 90829

Limestone kudurru. The text contains a deed of gift recording a grant of fifty gur of corn-land in the province of Bit-Pir’-Amurri by Meli-Shipak to Khasardu. Many symbols are carved onto the boundary-stone. Culture/period: Kassite Date: 1186BC-1172BC From: South Iraq, Abu Habba (Sippar) Materials: limestone Technique: carved British Museum number: 90829

Bulle-enveloppe à calculi couverte d'empreintes d'un même cylindre, argile, Tell de l'Acropole, Musée du Louvre (Sb 1935)  Défilé d'archers nus tenant dans une main leur arc et une paire de flèches.

Bulle-enveloppe à calculi couverte d'empreintes d'un même cylindre, argile, Tell de l'Acropole, Musée du Louvre (Sb 1935) Défilé d'archers nus tenant dans une main leur arc et une paire de flèches.

Stele of Hammurabi, 1780 BCE.  It is one of the oldest deciphered writings of significant length in the world. The sixth Babylonian king, Hammurabi, enacted the code, and partial copies exist on a man-sized stone stele and various clay tablets. The code consists of 282 laws. It is made of Basalt.

Stele with law code of Hammurabi, Babylonian, Susa, Iranca.

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