Cone mosaic courtyard from Uruk in Mesopotamia 3000 BC. The word mosaic is from the Italian mosaico deriving from the Latin mosaicus and ultimately from Greek mouseios meaning belonging to the Muses, hence artistic (Wikipedia).
Lions from the Ishtar Gate, Babylon, ca. Now in Pergamon Museum, Berlin. “Berlín - Pergamon - Porta d’Ishtar - Lleons” by Josep Renalias. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike via Wikimedia Commons.
The Earliest Printing was Stamped into Soft Clay in Mesopotamia (Circa BCE – BCE). The earliest printing was the stamping of inscriptions into the soft clay of bricks before firing, done under the rule of the Sumerian king Naram-Sîn of Akkad