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IRAQ: ZIGGURAT IN UR. The partially restored Third Sumerian Dynasty ziggurat in Ur
PALACE AT KHORSABAD. Reconstruction of the palace at Khorsabad of King Sargon II of Assyria
NEO-SUMERIAN PRINCE GUDEA. Diorite statuette of Gudea, Prince of Lagash, c2150 B.C.
BABYLON: LION. Glazed brick lion from the processional route at Babylon, 6th century B.C.
URUK: INNIN TEMPLE FACADE. Tile, c1413 B.C.
ASSYRIA: BULL SCULTPURE. Bull guardian from the palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud
SUMER TABLET OF ACCOUNTS from the reign of Enentarzi, c2350 B.C.
CODE OF HAMMURABI. Detail of top of black basalt stele, c1792-1750. B.C.
ASSYRIAN JUG. Jug made of ivory. From Nimrud, Assyria. 9th-8th century B.C.
ISRAELITE SUBMISSION. Submission of the Israelites to Shalmaneser III of Assyria
ASSYRIAN KING, 730 B.C. King Tiglath Pileser III of Assyria hunting lions. Fresco from Til Barsip
SUMERIAN HEADDRESS. Restoration (drawing) of the headdress of Queen Shubad from the
BABYLONIAN TEMPLE. Reconstruction of Babylonian temple of Ish-tar-Kititum at Ischali, c1800 B
SUMER: UR-NINGIRSU. Neo-Sumerian alabaster head of Ur-Ningirsu, son of Gudea, c2100 B.C
ASSYRIAN KING, c720 B.C. A King of Assyria presents himself before a statue of the god Nabu: fresco
BABYLONIAN CLAY TABLET describing Babylonian account of the creation of the world.
GILGAMESH, 7th CENTURY B.C. Tablet XI of the Epic of Gilgamesh inscribed in cuneiform
MESOPOTAMIAN CUNEIFORM. Letter from King Tusratta of Mitanni (N
CUNEIFORM. Sumerian pictographic tablet of a property deed. Third millenium B.C.
SUMERIAN GOLD HELMET. Gold wig helmet of Meskalam dug from the royal tombs at Ur, c2500 B
LILITH, c1950 B.C. The Burney Relief, a Babylonian cult plaque of the demoness Lilith
BABYLONIAN CLAY TABLET describing fall of Assyrian capital of Nineveh in 612 B.C
NINEVEH: BRONZE HEAD. Akkadian bronze head from Nineveh, c2350 B
ASSYRIAN QUEEN, 645 B.C. Queen with attendants feasting in a garden
APOCALYPSE, c950. Babylon: Spanish manuscript illumination, c950, from Commentary
ASSYRIAN STATUE. Assyrian royal statue (Ashurnasirpal?) of amber. 9th century B.C.
CUNEIFORM. Babylonian stone tablet of King Nabu-apla-iddina and seated sun-god Samas
NEO-BABYLONIAN CLAY TABLET. Tablet documenting the prices of various commodities, 6th century B
BABYLONIAN RECIPIES. Babylonian clay tablet listing recipes for various kinds of glass or glaze
BABYLONIAN CALENDAR. Calendar listing the lucky and unlucky days of the year in cuneiform
ASSYRIAN CYLINDRICAL SEAL. 2350-2150 B.C.
SUMERIAN JEWELRY. Gold earrings from a royal tomb at Ur. c2500 B.C.
ASSYRIAN TEMPLE. Reconstruction of an Assyrian temple doorway at Khorsabad, 721-705 B.C.
HAMMURABI (d. 1750 B.C.). King of Babylon. Diorite stone head, c1792-1750 B.C.
APOCALYPSE: BABYLON. Fall of Babylon (Rev. 14:6-13): Spanish manuscript illumination, c950 A
HAMMURABI'S CODE. Black basalt stele. Late Larsa, c1792-1750 B.C.
SANDSTONE STELE. Sandstone stele of the Victory of Naramsu'in, King of Akkad, c2389-2353 B
SUMERIAN CUNEIFORM. List of five fields on a Sumerian circular plano-convex clay tablet form Lagash
DISH OF HALAF WARE. From Arpachiyah on the upper Tigris, near Mosul, c4100 B.C.
TIGLATH PILESER III on an 8th century B.C. bas-relief from Nimrud.
DEPORTATION OF JEWS. King Salmanazar V of Assyria taking ten tribes of Jews prisoners
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