Art of the Ancient Near East: 2300-1600

Akkad
  • Sargon I
  • Naram-Sin
  • 2350-2150 BC
  • 23402285
  • 22602223
  • Lagash II
  • Gudea
  • 2150-2100 BC
  • 2150-2125
  • Ur III
  • Ur-Nammu
  • 2112-2004 BC
  • 2112-2095
  • Babylon
  • Hammurabi
  • 18121750 BC
  • 1792-1750
  • Source for dates: Metropolitan Museum of Art


    (See also: Ancient Near East Resource Page)

    Web Resources
    Akkadian Empire. Wikipedia
    Akkadian Language . John Heise
    The Akkadian Period. Metropolitan Museum Of Art
    The Armies of Sumer and Akkad. U.S. Army War College
    Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex. Wikipedia
    The Code of Hammurabi. Richard Hooker
    Gudea. Wikipedia
    Hammurabi's Code of Laws. Exploring Ancient World Cultures
    Hammurabi Sourcebook. Paul Halsall
    History of the Bronze Age in Mesopotamia. John Heise
    Lagash. Wikipedia
    List of Rulers of Mesopotamia. Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Old Babylonian Period and Old Assyrian Period. John Heise
    Titris Hoyuk Archaeological Project Overview. Timothy Matney

    Image Links (click inside)
    Cylinder seal
    Akkadian
    2350-2150
    Cylinder seal
    Akkadian
    2220-2159
    Victory stele of
    Naram-Sin
    Akkadian, 2250
    Gudea of Lagash
    Girsu
    2120
    Music stele
    Girsu
    2120
    Female head
    Bactria
    late 3m-early 2m.
    Axe head
    Bactria
    late 3m-early 2m
    Royal head
    Susa?
    2300-2000 BC
    Royal head
    Susa
    early 2m
    Law Code of
    Hammurabi
    Susa, 1792-1750
    Man-headed bull
    Mesopotamia
    2350-2000
    Bronze lion
    Mari
    early 2m
    Bull standard
    Anatolia
    2400-2000
    Ivory sphinx
    Anatolia
    1820-1740

    [last updated: August 12, 2013]


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