Lamassu from the citadel of Sargon II, Dur Sharrukin, Winged human-headed bull (lamassu or shedu), Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Sargon II (721-705 B.C.E.) Khorsabad, ancient Dur Sharrukin, Assyria, Iraq, gypseous alabaster, 4.20 x 4.36 x 0.97 m, excavated by P.-E. Botta 1843-44 (Musée du Louvre)
"One lives in the hope of becoming a memory."--Antonio Porchia. Image from an article "Burials and Reburials in Ancient Pakistan" : http://www.archaeology.org/images/MA2013/Trenches/pakistan-swat-valley-skeleton.jpg
The earliest recorded evidence of the production of soap-like materials dates back to around 2800 BC in Ancient Babylon. A formula for soap consisting of water, alkali and cassia oil was written on a Babylonian clay tablet around 2200 BC. The Ebers papyrus (Egypt, 1550 BC) indicates that ancient Egyptians bathed regularly and combined animal and vegetable oils with alkaline salts to create a soap-like substance.
The Six Tasks of Mesopotamia - Information Media Literacy, Critical Thinking/problem Solving Skills, Creative Thinking, Communication Skills, Collaboration Skills, Self-Monitoring And Self-Direction Skills, Project Management Skills, Accountability For High Standards
La indispensable cerveza, (keneket) elaborada con cebada y utilizaba también como alimento principal, no sólo como bebida. Los egipcios también elaboraron todo tipo de pasteles, y para endulzar sus postres y bebidas utilizaron la miel y las semillas de algarrobo
Seated statue of Gudea, prince of Lagash/Tello, ancient Girsu Neo-Sumerian period (c. 2125-2110 BC) Diorite "After the fall of the empire of Agade, Gudea, prince of Lagash, inaugurated a renaissance of Sumer, marked both by literary blossoming, corresponding to Sumerian classicism, and by an art of the court which exalted an ideal of serene piety and, one could almost say, of humanism."