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Foundation figure of king Shulgi of Ur carrying a basket. Mesopotamia, excavated at Nippur, 2100 –2000 BCE, Copper. Writings suggest that the first brick of a new temple was ceremonially laid by the ruler, in this case, king Shulgi.    The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Foundation figure of king Shulgi of Ur carrying a basket. Mesopotamia, excavated at Nippur, 2100 –2000 BCE, Copper. Writings suggest that the first brick of a new temple was ceremonially laid by the ruler, in this case, king Shulgi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Ivory Chairback Panel with a Warrior Holding Lotuses in the Metropolitan Museum of

Mesopotamia: Ivory Chairback Panel with a Warrior Holding Lotuses in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Headdress with leaf-shaped ornaments, 2600–2500 b.c.; Early Dynastic period IIIa; Sumerian style  Excavated at “King’s Grave,” Ur, Mesopotamia  Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian.   From The Ancient World

Headdress with leaf-shaped ornaments, B. Sumerian style Excavated at “King’s Grave,” Ur, Mesopotamia

Ancient Near East Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Met's collection of ancient Near Eastern art includes more than works ranging in date from the eighth millennium B. through the centuries just beyond the time of the Arab conquests of the seventh century A.

Gold-glass alabastron, 1st century BC,  Hellenistic glass

Gold-glass alabastron, century BC, Hellenistic glass Ancient glass amazes me.

Creatures from the year one, Art of the Ancient World East and West: a family guide. Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. | This is the cover to a 2000 family guide.

Creatures from the year one : Art of the Ancient World : East and West : a family guide :: Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications

East Greek. Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant, ca. 300 B.C. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1948 (48.11.2, .3)

ancientpeoples: “Gold Earrings with a disk, and boat-shaped pendant BC Hellenistic East Greek A tiny figure of Nike (the personification of victory) driving two horses is set amid the floral.

Ring, late 6th–early 5th b.c. Etruscan. Gilt silver.  This ring testifies to the complexity of artistic interconnection at the end of the Archaic period. The bezel is in the form of a cartouche, a shape ultimately of Egyptian origin that the Phoenicians disseminated in the western Mediterranean. The 3 mythological creatures that decorate it—winged lion, siren, and scarab beetle—came from the East as well.

locaantiqua: “ Ring, late century b., Etruscan, Gilt silver “This ring testifies to the complexity of artistic interconnection at the end of the Archaic period. The bezel is in the form of a cartouche, a shape ultimately of Egyptian.

MET Publications for Educations, The Art of the Ancient Near East

Met Museum publication The Art of the Ancient Near East

Game of Hounds and Jackals, ca. 1814–1805 B.C. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat IV. Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb of Reniseneb. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1287). Egyptians likened the intricate voyage through the underworld to a game. This made gaming boards and gaming pieces appropriate objects to deposit in tombs.

Ancient Egyptian Hounds and Jackals Board Game from the tomb of Reniseneb Ivory and wood Thebes Asasif

Early Dynastic Sculpture, 2900–2350 B.C. | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Standing female worshiper Period: Early Dynastic IIIa Date: ca. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nippur Culture: Sumerian Medium: Limestone, inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli Dimensions: H.

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Administrative tablet with a Sumerian inscription and a cylinder seal impression. Mesopotamia, Jemdet Nasr period (ca.), probably from Uruk. The interpretation of this clay tablet is.

Man and dog, ca. 8th-7th century B.C. Babylonian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1939 (39.30) #dogs

Man and dog Period: Neo-Babylonian Date: ca. Geography: Mesopotamia Culture: Babylonian Medium: Bronze Dimensions: H.

Statue of Gudea, Neo-Sumerian,    ca 2090 B.C., Mesopotamia, probably from Girsu (modern Tello), diorite. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.

Seated statue of Gudea, b. Neo-Sumerian period Probably Tello (ancient Girsu), southern Mesopotamia Diorite

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