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"The Standard of Ur" is a Sumerian artifact excavated from the Royal Cemetery in the ancient city of Ur (modern-day Iraq south of Baghdad). It is approximately 4,500 years old. It was found next to the skeleton of a ritually sacrificed man who may have been its bearer. It is now on display, in reconstructed form, in the British Museum in London.

"The Standard of Ur" is a Sumerian artifact excavated from the Royal Cemetery in the ancient city of Ur (modern-day Iraq south of Baghdad). It is approximately 4,500 years old. It was found next to the skeleton of a ritually sacrificed man who may have been its bearer. It is now on display, in reconstructed form, in the British Museum in London.

Mesopotamia, Civilization And The Sumerians: The cradle

Mesopotamia, Civilization And The Sumerians: The cradle

710-705 BC From the Palace of Sargon II, Khorsabad, Iraq.

710-705 BC From the Palace of Sargon II, Khorsabad, Iraq.

"The Aleppo Codex" Aaron ben Moses ben Asher (10th century, died c.960) was a Jewish scribe who refined the Tiberian system of writing vowel sounds in Hebrew, which is still in use today, and serves as the basis for grammatical analysis. Aaron ben Asher added vowelization and cantillation notes, and mesorah to the Aleppo Codex, correcting its letter-text according to the masorah.

"The Aleppo Codex" Aaron ben Moses ben Asher (10th century, died c.960) was a Jewish scribe who refined the Tiberian system of writing vowel sounds in Hebrew, which is still in use today, and serves as the basis for grammatical analysis. Aaron ben Asher added vowelization and cantillation notes, and mesorah to the Aleppo Codex, correcting its letter-text according to the masorah.

Highlights from the Collection: Mesopotamia | The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

Highlights from the Collection: Mesopotamia | The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

Sumerian Standing Female found in Dayala khafaji, about 2600 B.C. Sumerian culture was male-dominated, but the women enjoyed some legal rights they had not in other cultures (they lacked a fair few too, though). Elderly councils included both men and women. Women could buy and sell property and run businesses. Richer women could get an education, and become priestesses,

Sumerian Standing Female found in Dayala khafaji, about 2600 B.C. Sumerian culture was male-dominated, but the women enjoyed some legal rights they had not in other cultures (they lacked a fair few too, though). Elderly councils included both men and women. Women could buy and sell property and run businesses. Richer women could get an education, and become priestesses,

Old Babylonian Standing God Mesopotamia; Old Babylonian Period, 1800-1600 BC; Height 4.5 inches The standing male deity is perhaps the Babylonian god of heaven, Anu. He wears a a long flounced skirt and four-horned crown, the mark of an important divinity. His long braided beard and two hanging hair curls are augmented by large earrings. The god holds two weapons across his chest. This creme colored terracotta relief plaque was made in a mold.

Old Babylonian Standing God Mesopotamia; Old Babylonian Period, 1800-1600 BC; Height 4.5 inches The standing male deity is perhaps the Babylonian god of heaven, Anu. He wears a a long flounced skirt and four-horned crown, the mark of an important divinity. His long braided beard and two hanging hair curls are augmented by large earrings. The god holds two weapons across his chest. This creme colored terracotta relief plaque was made in a mold.

Old Babylonian Standing God Mesopotamia; Old Babylonian Period, 1800-1600 BC; Height 4.5 inches The standing male deity is perhaps the Babylonian god of heaven, Anu. He wears a a long flounced skirt and four-horned crown, the mark of an important divinity. His long braided beard and two hanging hair curls are augmented by large earrings. The god holds two weapons across his chest. This creme colored terracotta relief plaque was made in a mold.

Old Babylonian Standing God Mesopotamia; Old Babylonian Period, 1800-1600 BC; Height 4.5 inches The standing male deity is perhaps the Babylonian god of heaven, Anu. He wears a a long flounced skirt and four-horned crown, the mark of an important divinity. His long braided beard and two hanging hair curls are augmented by large earrings. The god holds two weapons across his chest. This creme colored terracotta relief plaque was made in a mold.

The history of Mesopotamia runs strong from the middle of the 4th millennium BCE, lasting a good 3,000 years.

The history of Mesopotamia runs strong from the middle of the 4th millennium BCE, lasting a good 3,000 years.

The early history of Babylon is shrouded in mystery. First mentioned in the Bible is the record of Genesis 10:8-10 which names Nimrod, the grandson of Ham, as the founder of the city in the dim prehistoric past. Its name was derived from a later experience revealed in Genesis 11 where the inhabitants of the land of Shinar, the southern portion of Mesopotamia... The Rise And Fall Of Babylon https://whatshotn.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/the-rise-and-fall-of-babylon/

The early history of Babylon is shrouded in mystery. First mentioned in the Bible is the record of Genesis 10:8-10 which names Nimrod, the grandson of Ham, as the founder of the city in the dim prehistoric past. Its name was derived from a later experience revealed in Genesis 11 where the inhabitants of the land of Shinar, the southern portion of Mesopotamia... The Rise And Fall Of Babylon https://whatshotn.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/the-rise-and-fall-of-babylon/