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A servant leading the royal horses. Alabaster bas-relief BCE) from the palace of Sargon II in Khorsabad, Mesopotamia (Iraq).

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Tribute bearer, may be Phoenician, brings a pair of apes, wall panel relief, North West Palace, Nimrud, Kalhu, Iraq, neo-assyrian, 865BC-860BC
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Tribute bearer, may be Phoenician, brings a pair of apes, wall panel relief, North West Palace, Nimrud, Kalhu, Iraq, neo-assyrian, 865BC-860BC

Tribute bearer, may be Phoenician, brings a pair of apes, wall panel relief, North West Palace, Nimrud, Kalhu, Iraq, neo-assyrian, 865BC-860BC
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تمثال للملك السومري ⁧‫#العراقي‬⁩ ⁧‫#كلكامش‬⁩ من امام جامعة سدني في ⁧‫#استراليا‬⁩
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This fighting scene is typical for an epic hero. Like most epic heroes, Gilgamesh has superhuman achievements in battle.

Statue of Gilgamesh at Sydney.

تمثال للملك السومري ⁧‫#العراقي‬⁩ ⁧‫#كلكامش‬⁩ من امام جامعة سدني في ⁧‫#استراليا‬⁩

تمثال للملك السومري ⁧‫#العراقي‬⁩  ⁧‫#كلكامش‬⁩ من امام جامعة سدني في ⁧‫#استراليا‬⁩
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The fleur-de-lis has origins that go back much further than even the Khazarian empire - all the way to ancient Egypt and Babylon: The ancient Egyptians revered the iris for its exotic beauty. When 15th century BCE paraoh Thutmose III of Egypt conquered Syria, where irises grew profusely, he vowed to bring back the iris to Egypt. Depictions of the flower have been found in many Egyptian palaces, including on the Sphinx, at the Temple of Amon in Karnak, The anci...
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Bas reliefs of a genie with poppies (top) and a man with an ibex and poppy (bottom), Assyrian, c. early century BCE, the era of Sargon II, found at the site of Dur Sharrukin (digital images courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) .

Mesopotamia is a toponym for the area of the Tigris–Euphrates river system , largely corresponding to modern-day Iraq , northeaste.

The fleur-de-lis has origins that go back much further than even the Khazarian empire - all the way back to ancient Egypt, Babylon. and Sumer

The fleur-de-lis has origins that go back much further than even the Khazarian empire - all the way to ancient Egypt and Babylon: The ancient Egyptians revered the iris for its exotic beauty. When 15th century BCE paraoh Thutmose III of Egypt conquered Syria, where irises grew profusely, he vowed to bring back the iris to Egypt. Depictions of the flower have been found in many Egyptian palaces, including on the Sphinx, at the Temple of Amon in Karnak, The anci...

The fleur-de-lis has origins that go back much further than even the Khazarian empire - all the way to ancient Egypt and Babylon: The ancient Egyptians revered the iris for its exotic beauty. When 15th century BCE paraoh Thutmose III of Egypt conquered Syria, where irises grew profusely, he vowed to bring back the iris to Egypt. Depictions of the flower have been found in many Egyptian palaces, including on the Sphinx, at the Temple of Amon in Karnak, The anci...
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Statue relief known as "Blessing Genius - from Neo-Assyrian culture, circa 750-700 BCE - at the Louvre Museum
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Statue relief known as "Blessing Genius - from Neo-Assyrian culture, circa 750-700 BCE - at the Louvre Museum

Statue relief known as "Blessing Genius - from Neo-Assyrian culture, circa 750-700 BCE - at the Louvre Museum
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Assyrian Art - Assurbanipal hunting lions (fragment), a palace relief from Ninive, 7th century B.C.
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Assyrian Art - Assurbanipal hunting lions (fragment), a palace relief from Ninive, century B.

on the bottom a scene of hunting gazelle; herd of gazelle disturbed by huntsmen; one looks round, tries to escape and is led into ambush; Ashurbanipal waits in a hide (rather than a pit) with a bow and shoots the leader down

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Assyrian Art - Assurbanipal hunting lions (fragment), a palace relief from Ninive, 7th century B.C.

Assyrian Art - Assurbanipal hunting lions (fragment), a palace relief from Ninive, 7th century B.C.
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Personnage tenant un ibex et une fleur de pavot - Assyrie | Site officiel du musée du Louvre
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Personnage tenant un ibex et une fleur de pavot - Assyrie | Site officiel du musée du Louvre

Personnage tenant un ibex et une fleur de pavot - Assyrie | Site officiel du musée du Louvre

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Hittite, two-headed sfensk, Karkamış- Cerablus, 850-800 BC, Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara

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Monuments of Nineveh; including bas-reliefs from the palace of Sennacherib and bronzes from the ruins of Nimroud. From drawings made on the spot, during a second expedition to Assyria, by Austen Henry Layard, M.P.

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Alabaster bas-relief (8th BCE) from the palace of Sargon II in Khorsabad

A servant leading the royal horses. Alabaster bas-relief BCE) from the palace of Sargon II in Khorsabad, Mesopotamia (Iraq).

Asurbanipal fue el último gran rey de Asiria. Reinó entre el 668 a. C. y c. 627 a. C. Hijo de Esarhaddon y Naqi'a-Zakutu, es famoso por ser uno de los pocos reyes de la antigüedad que sabía leer y escribir. En el reinado de Asurbanipal, el esplendor asirio era evidente no sólo en su poderío militar, sino también en su cultura y las artes. Asurbanipal creó la biblioteca de Nínive, la cual fue la primera biblioteca que recogió y organizó el material de forma sistemática.

Asurbanipal fue el último gran rey de Asiria. Reinó entre el 668 a. C. y c. 627 a. C. Hijo de Esarhaddon y Naqi'a-Zakutu, es famoso por ser uno de los pocos reyes de la antigüedad que sabía leer y escribir. En el reinado de Asurbanipal, el esplendor asirio era evidente no sólo en su poderío militar, sino también en su cultura y las artes. Asurbanipal creó la biblioteca de Nínive, la cual fue la primera biblioteca que recogió y organizó el material de forma sistemática.

Ur-Nammu enthroned in Ur . Terah moves to Ur to liaison with royal court – Watering Plant... Terah father of Abram (Abraham) Genesis 11:31

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Human-headed winged lion (lamassu) Period:Neo-AssyrianDate:ca. 883–859 B.C.Geography:Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)Culture:AssyrianMedium:Gypsum alabaster

A colossal gray stone sculpture of a winged, human-headed lion-like animal deity with a long luxurious beard and hair, wearing a pointed crown

Human-headed winged lion (lamassu) [Excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Mesopotamia] (32.143.2)

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Detail of Relief Depicting Figure of Guardian Lion, from Ancient Nineveh, Iraq Giclee Print at AllPosters.com

Detail of Relief Depicting Figure of Guardian Lion, from Ancient Nineveh, Iraq

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Spirit 'lahmu' (detail), his hair is arranged in elaborate ringlets, an ancient style, seen on semi-divine figures, the tassels hanging from his kilt also indicate divine status, he balances a spear on the ground, and the sheath of his dagger is carved with an animal's head, gypsum wall panel relief, North Palace, Kouyunjik, Nineveh, Iraq, neo-assyrian, 645BC-640BC

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Gilgamesh Kills The Bull of HeavenThis is a Neo-Sumerian terracotta votive relief (c. 2250-1900 BC) showing Gilgamesh, the legendary King of the city of Uruk (map) fighting against Gugalanna, the Bull...

Gilgamesh Kills The Bull of HeavenThis is a Neo-Sumerian terracotta votive relief (c. BC) showing Gilgamesh, the legendary King of the city of Uruk (map) fighting against Gugalanna, the Bull of Heaven. In Sumerian mythology, the gods sent.

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