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“Mesopotamian Eye Idol Plaque, Euphrates Valley, Late Uruk Period, Late 4th ML BCThis type of carving is known as an ‘eye idol’, and may have been an offering left at a temple. Eye...
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“Mesopotamian Eye Idol Plaque, Euphrates Valley, Late Uruk Period, Late 4th ML BCThis type of carving is known as an ‘eye idol’, and may have been an offering left at a temple. Eye...

“Mesopotamian Eye Idol Plaque, Euphrates Valley, Late Uruk Period, Late 4th ML BCThis type of carving is known as an ‘eye idol’, and may have been an offering left at a temple. Eye...

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Mesopotamian Eye Idol Plaque, Euphrates Valley, Late Uruk Period, Late ML BCThis type of carving is known as an ‘eye idol’, and may have been an offering left at a temple. Eye idols were also made in the form of free standing statuettes.

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A MESOPOTAMIAN STEATITE SPECTACLE IDOL SYRIA, CIRCA 3000-2500 B.C. The rectangular architectonic base with curving shoulders, sculpted on all four sides with a tiered facade, composed of several friezes including hatching, beading, zigzag, and crosshatching, centered by a doorway on each long side with a concave upper surface, the disk "eyes" above the waisted rectangular neck. Formerly at Christies
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A MESOPOTAMIAN STEATITE SPECTACLE IDOL SYRIA, CIRCA 3000-2500 B.C. The rectangular architectonic base with curving shoulders, sculpted on all four sides with a tiered facade, composed of several friezes including hatching, beading, zigzag, and crosshatching, centered by a doorway on each long side with a concave upper surface, the disk "eyes" above the waisted rectangular neck. Formerly at Christies
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Sumerian Art & Architecture - Crystalinks. This item is from the British Museum collection
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Large Babylonian stele showing the holy triad. that is morning star(venus), lunar(moon cresent), solar disk(sun). All life giving and taking forces. these Mesopotamian agricultural civilizations were aware.

The Origin of the Zodiac._ Sumerian astrology tablet, dating from c. BC) Note the presence of a lion and a crab in the central band.

Sumerian ancient artifact (Note two spheres on either side of the crescent moon; they are solar symbols with eight rays and another representation of the rosette, the sun and a star.

Developed in the millennium BCE by the Sumerian peoples of Mesopotamia. Cuneiform was a series of pictographs, but over time incorporated less and less characters to become more of a consonantal alphabet.

Sumerian Art & Architecture - Crystalinks. This item is from the British Museum collection

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Shamash The Sun God Tablet ca 870 BC
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Shamash The Sun God Tablet

Shamash The Sun God Tablet ca  870 BC
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bm-sep-2007-60 - Utu, dieu sumérien, - devenu Shamash, en akkadien. SIPPAR.
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bm-sep-2007-60 - Utu, dieu sumérien, - devenu Shamash, en akkadien. SIPPAR.
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IDOLE AUX YEUX. Chlorite ou stéatite noire. Proche-Orient, ca. 3000 av. J.-C. H_20,2 cm
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IDOLE AUX YEUX. Chlorite ou stéatite noire. Proche-Orient, ca. 3000 av. J.-C. H_20,2 cm

IDOLE AUX YEUX.  Chlorite ou stéatite noire. Proche-Orient, ca. 3000 av. J.-C. H_20,2 cm

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Letter sent by the high-priest Lu'enna to the king of Lagash (maybe Urukagina), informing him of his son's death in combat, c. 2400 BC, found in Girsu, Assyria.

Letter sent by the high-priest Lu’enna to the king of Lagash (maybe Urukagina), informing him of his son’s death in combat, c. 2400 BC, found in Telloh (ancient Girsu) Source: Louvre Museum.

Ídolo-placa alentejano. Avis (Portugal)

Ídolo-placa alentejano. Avis (Portugal)

The Uruk Vase showing worshippers bringing provisions to the temple of Inanna.  [The vase was stolen from the Iraq Museum in 2003, but has since been returned and partially restored.]  Uruk ca. 3000 BC

Uruk Vase showing worshippers bringing provisions to the temple of Inanna. Uruk, ca. 3000 BC [The vase was stolen from the Iraq Museum in but has since been returned and partially restored.

A SYRIAN MARBLE "EYE" IDOL TELL BRAK REGION, CIRCA 3500-3300 B.C.

Syrian eye idol, Tell brak region, which date from about BC. This temple was dedicated to the worship of the Goddess Ishtar (Inanna).

“The Warka Vase or the Uruk Vase is a carved alabaster stone vessel found in the temple complex of the Sumerian goddess Inanna in the ruins of the ancient city of Uruk, located in the modern Al Muthanna Governorate, in southern Iraq. Like the Narmer Palette from Egypt, it is one of the earliest surviving works of narrative relief sculpture, dated to c. 3,200–3000 BC. The vase was discovered as a collection of fragments by German Assyriologists in their sixth excavation season at Uruk in…

The Warka vase or Uruk vase. One of the Earliest Surviving Works of Narrative Relief Sculpture, Looted in the Iraq War (Circa BCE – BCE)

Venus de Valdivia La antiquísima cerámica de Valdivia se esmeró en levantar vasijas comunes y ceremoniales, que poseen ya excelentes atributos plásticos como ser: diseños formales equilibrados espacialmente y una profusa ornamentación geométrica esgrafiada, bien compuesta y con distintos valores de línea.

Venus de Valdivia La antiquísima cerámica de Valdivia se esmeró en levantar vasijas comunes y ceremoniales, que poseen ya excelentes atributos plásticos como ser: diseños formales equilibrados espacialmente y una profusa ornamentación geométrica esgrafiada, bien compuesta y con distintos valores de línea.

Sello de piedra sumerio: 3000 a. C. a 2000 a. C.

barakatgallerybeverlyhills: “ Intercultural Style Chlorite lock-shaped weight - W Origin: Mesopotamia Circa: 3000 BC to 2000 BC Collection: Near Eastern Medium: Chlorite Chlorite is a.

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Unique Mysterious Figurines With Enormous Eyes (Eye Idols of Tell Brak)

Hettite, İdol,,Kültepe type, Private Collection (Erdinç Bakla archive)                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Hettite, İdol,,Kültepe type, Private Collection (Erdinç Bakla archive) More

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

Sumerian Cuneiform

Sumerian Cuneiform Tablet,Sumerian clay tablet with cuneiform .Stock image of Tablet with cuneiform .History Through Art: Cuneiformsumerian cuneiform tablet image search .

eye idol, ca. 3700-3500bc - syria, tell brak - gypsum, alabaster

northmagneticpole: “Eye Idol, Middle Uruk, ca., Syria, Tell Brak - ”

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