What Is The Oldest Known Piece Of Music?
The history of music is as old as humanity itself. Archaeologists have found primitive flutes made of bone and ivory dating back as far as 43,000 years, and it’s likely that many ancient musical style...
Architecture of Mesopotamia
The architecture of Mesopotamian is the ancient architecture of the region of the Tigris–Euphrates river system (also known as Mesopotamia), encompassing several distinct cultures and spanning a perio...
Architecture of Mesopotamia - Wikipedia
Uruk Trough
The Uruk Trough is an important prehistoric Middle Eastern sculpture found at the site of Uruk, Iraq. It has been part of the British Museum's collection since 1928. Along with the Uruk Vase, the trou...
Uruk Trough - Wikipedia
What Is The Oldest Known Piece Of Music?
The history of music is as old as humanity itself. Archaeologists have found primitive flutes made of bone and ivory dating back as far as 43,000 years, and it’s likely that many ancient musical style...
Dome
A dome is an element of architecture that resembles the hollow upper half of a sphere. Dome structures made of various materials have a long architectural lineage extending into prehistory.Corbel dome...
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Deir Alla Inscription
The Deir 'Alla Inscription (or Bala'am Son of Be'or Inscription) was discovered during a 1967 excavation in Deir 'Alla, Jordan. The excavation revealed a many-chambered structure that had also been de...
Nimrud ivories
The Nimrud ivories are carved ivory plaques and figures dating from the 9th to the 7th centuries BC that were excavated from the Assyrian city of Nimrud (in modern Ninawa in Iraq) during the 19th and ...
Nimrud ivories - Wikipedia
Winged genie
Winged Genii is the conventional term for a recurring motif in Assyrian iconography.Winged genies are usually bearded male figures sporting birds' wings. The Genii are a reappearing trait in ancient ...
Winged genie - Wikipedia
El-Kerak Inscription
The El-Kerak Inscription was discovered in 1958 in Jordan, near the El-Kerak wadi. It is a basalt inscription fragment measuring 12.5 centimeters (4.9 in) high by 14 centimeters (5.5 in) wid...
E-sara
E-sara (Cuneiform: E2 SAR.A 𒂍𒊬𒀀 "House of the Universe"), was the temple dedicated to Inanna in Uruk by Ur-Nammu.In the Enuma Elish, E-sara was created by Marduk at the end of Tablet IV, as he divi...
E-sara - Wikipedia
Xanadu Houses
The Xanadu Houses were a series of experimental homes built to showcase examples of computers and automation in the home in the United States. The architectural project began in 1979, and during the e...
Xanadu Houses - Wikipedia
Colossal Statue of Shapur I
The Colossal Statue of Shapur I, a statue of Shapur I (AD 240–272), the second king of the Sassanid Empire, stands in the so-called Shapur cave, a huge limestone cave located about 6 km fro...
Colossal Statue of Shapur I - Wikipedia
The Mask of Warka
The Mask of Warka, also known as the 'Lady of Uruk' and the 'Sumerian Mona Lisa', dating from 3100 BC, is one of the earliest representations of the human face. The carved marble female face is probab...
The Mask of Warka - Wikipedia
Ishtar Gate
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 c...
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Tepe Sialk
51°24′17″E / 33.968915°N 51.404738°E / 33.968915; 51.404738 (Sialk)Tepe Sialk (Persian: تپه سیلک‎) is a large ancient archeological site (a tepe or Persian tappe...
Tepe Sialk - Wikipedia
É (temple)
É (Cuneiform: 𒂍) is the Sumerian word or symbol for house or temple.The Sumerian term É.GAL ("palace", literally "big house") denoted a city's main building. É.LUGAL ("king's house") was used synon...
List of hybrid creatures in mythology
Below is a list of mythological hybrids that have been sorted into different categories.
List of hybrid creatures in mythology - Wikipedia
St. Peter's Basilica
St. Peter's Basilica (Latin: Basilica Sancti Petri; Italian: Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) is a Late Renaissance church located within Vatican City.Designed principally by Donato Bramant...
St. Peter's Basilica - Wikipedia
Assyrian statue (BM 124963)
The Assyrian statue (British Museum number 124963) was originally set up in the temple of Ishtar in Nineveh (near the modern city of Mosul in northern Iraq). The statue remains the only known Assyrian...
Assyrian statue (BM 124963) - Wikipedia
Burney Relief
The Burney Relief (also known as the Queen of the Night relief) is a Mesopotamian terracotta plaque in high relief of the Isin-Larsa- or Old-Babylonian period, depicting a winged, nude, goddess-like f...
Burney Relief - Wikipedia
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one whose location has not been definitely established.Traditionally they were said to have been built i...
Hanging Gardens of Babylon - Wikipedia