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Assyrian Painting Polychrome Sculpture Pottery Details from bas-reliefs, glazed and enamelled bricks and painted ornament found at Khorsabad, Koyunjik and Nimroud

human headed winged bull from Khorsabad, Mesopotamia (16 feet tall!), that once stood in the throneroom of the palace of the Assyrian King Sargon II.

Human headed winged bull from Khorsabad, Mesopotamia feet tall), that once stood in the throneroom of the palace of the Assyrian Moor, King Sargon II.

Pu'abi or Shab'ad "The Sumerian princess" : Jewelry and headdress of gold and imported precious stones such as carnelian and lapis lazuli from India and Afghanistan. From the Royal Cemetery of Ur. Early Dynastic, ca. 2400 BC. The National Museum of Iraq - Baghdad

Pu'abi or Shab'ad "The Sumerian princess" : Jewelry and headdress of gold and imported precious stones such as carnelian and lapis lazuli from India and Afghanistan. Royal Cemetery of Ur. The National Museum of Iraq - Baghdad

Votive Statue, Khafajah Mesopotamian Art on Loan to the Beijing World Art Museum

Votive Statue, Khafajah Mesopotamian Art on Loan to the Beijing World Art Museum. Mesopotamian depictions of people both in sculpture and in painting featured very large eyes. This was also the case for Egyptian art.

Sumerian Lapis and saphire brooch

Pendant of a lion-headed eagle, thought to represent the Anzud bird from the Sumerian myth of Lugalbanda. Gold and lapis lazuli. Originally found at Mari, Syria. Date: BC. Location: National Museum of Syria, Damascus