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Hammurabi,king of Babylon (standing), depicted as receiving his royal insignia from Shamash. Hammurabi holds his hands over his mouth as a sign of prayer.

Relieve asirio del Palacio de Jorsabad (S.VIII a.C. París, M.Louvre). En el palacio de Dur-Sharrukin, se aprecia un cambio en los recursos expresivos por el cambio que ideologico monárquico. El poder absoluto del rey ya no recae en lo militar, toma mayor importancia lo político. Su imagen empieza a transmitirse sin necesidad de violencia. Se dará un cambio en los temas y aparecen nuevas escenas. Las batallas pasan a ocupar un segundo plano.

Relieve asirio del Palacio de Jorsabad (S.VIII a.C. París, M.Louvre). En el palacio de Dur-Sharrukin, se aprecia un cambio en los recursos expresivos por el cambio que ideologico monárquico. El poder absoluto del rey ya no recae en lo militar, toma mayor importancia lo político. Su imagen empieza a transmitirse sin necesidad de violencia. Se dará un cambio en los temas y aparecen nuevas escenas. Las batallas pasan a ocupar un segundo plano.

Sculpted relief of Lamasu, the human headed winged bull god from the palace of King Sargon II at Dur Sharrukin in Assyria (now Khorasabad, Iraq). c. 713-716 BCE.   http://im-akermariano.blogspot.com/2011_06_01_archive.html

Assyrian Lamassu (human-headed winged bull), bas-relief from the m wall, k door, of king Sargon II's palace at Dur Sharrukin in Assyria (now Khorsabad in Iraq).

Ishtar Gate -reconstruction using original bricks!!!! The Ishtar Gate (Arabic: بوابة عشتار‎) was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. It was constructed in about 575 BC by order of King Nebuchadnezzar II on the north side of the city. It was excavated in the early 20th century and a reconstruction using original bricks is now shown in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin

Ishtar Gate, the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. Shown in the Pergamon Museum (Berlin).

Hattusa, Hittite Empire, circa 1300 BC. A proto-type Motte and Bailey fortification.... www.castlesandmanorhouses.com .... The Hittites were an Ancient Anatolian people who established an empire centered on Hattusa (in modern Turkey) around 1600 BC. This empire reached its height during the mid-14th century BC under Suppiluliuma I, when it encompassed an area that included most of Asia Minor as well as parts of the northern Levant and Upper Mesopotamia.

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Hattusa, Hittite Empire, ca 1300 BC. In keeping with the militaristic ethos of…

Sumerian stele of Ur Nammu - from ancient city of Ur, Mesapotamian culture

Sumerian stele of Ur Nammu, Ur is the oldest known existant law code surviving…

Persepolis Darius fighting the lyon, Persia / Iran

Darius the Great BCE) Under his reign, the Persian Empire reached the pinnacle of its power and the fullest extent of its size. His domain consisted of over 40 different ethnic tribes, and stretched from India to the Balkans covering almost thre

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Achaemenid, Iran, Middle East, Persian, Warriors, Persian People, Persian Cats

Kudurru - stèle du roi Meli-Shipak 1er - (règne de 1186 à 1172 avant JC) - il présente sa fille à la Déesse Nannaya - le louvre Paris

Kudurru (stele) of King Melishipak I, ca BC: the king pre-sents his daughter to the goddess Nannaya: the crescent moon repre-sents the god Sin: the sun/ Sha-mash: the star the goddess Ishtar. Kassite period, taken to Susa in the c. BC as spoils of war

Striding horned demon [Mesopotamia or Iran] (2007.280) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Striding Horned Demon -- Circa 3000 BCE -- Proto-Elamite -- Mesopotamia or Iran -- Copper Alloy -- Via the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermes Family Tree | Family Tree of the Gods

Family Tree

"Greek Mythology Timeline of sorts. It's sad, but I have this perfectly memorized" Aphrodite was born from Ouranos d*ick being thrown into the sea.

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Sumerian artifact (found in Iran) is from the Neo-Assyrian period, ca. century B. in Ancient (Iran) Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)

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