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Nimrud: Materialities of Assyrian Knowledge Production - The Standard Inscription of Assurnasirpal II

The Almost Complete Greek God Family Tree - Aphrodite is hilarious! How they tied her in!

The Almost Complete Greek God Family Tree

The Greek god family tree. (Not pictured: literally thousands of minor gods, demigods, and folks of a mythological persuasion.

A statue of Gilgamesh overpowering a lion. It was found in Khorsabad  #Sumerian

Gilgamesh - In Mesopotamian mythology, he is demigod (two-thirds god and one-third man) with superhuman strength. The lion looks like a little cat!

This is How Humans Are Energy Conductors for the Anunnaki | Humans Are Free

One of the most interesting theories regarding the origin of mankind was proposed by paranormal author Zecharia Sitchin and revolves around the Anunnaki (Sumerian: “those who came down from the heavens”). The Anunnaki correspond to

Ahura Mazda, supreme god in ancient Iranian religion, especially in the religious system of the Iranian prophet Zoroaster (7th century–6th century BCE)

Ahura Mazda, supreme god in ancient Iranian religion, especially in the religious system of the Iranian prophet Zoroaster century BCE)

Map of the world – 600 BCE This artifact was discovered in Iraq close to the Euphrates river in the late 1800s and first published (or written about) in 1899. It has been dated to around 600 BCE. This was the oldest known map for several decades until the Nippur map (see above) was finally published. The Babylonian Map is currently in the British Museum.

oldest map of the world! Babylon at center ; in 1793 BC under Babylonian rule of Hammurabi; free with Ashur III 1521 BC, peak Empire 911 BC incl.

Carpenter or shipwright, ship building, bas-relief from the 2nd century AD, Roman civilization

Carpenter or shipwright, ship building, bas-relief from the century AD, Roman civilization

"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is also a fellow at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles, told Life's Little Mysteries. "This suggested to people who had not seen photos of [other unearthed statues on the island] ...

"The reason people think they are [only] heads is there are about 150 statues buried up to the shoulders on the slope of a volcano, and these are the most famous, most beautiful and most photographed of all the Easter Island statues," Van Tilburg, who is

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