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Walls and Tower, Jericho (Age)
8,000 BCE- 7,000 BCE
Walls and Tower, Jericho (Location)
West Bank
Walls and Tower, Jericho (Materials)
Mud and Brick with Stone Foundation
Walls and Tower, Jericho (Significance)
There is a biblical reference to the towers- the people felt they needed protection and the wall was 5 ft thick and 20 ft high
Chatal Huyuk (Age)
6500-5500 BCE
Chatal Huyuk (Materials)
Mud and Brick
Chatal Huyuk (Locations)
Anatolia (Present Day Turkey)
Chatal Huyuk (Significance)
No streets- rooftops were used to move about. People were buried inside of the homes. There was ventilation for smoke, pottery found inside, no written history
Figure Ain Ghazal (Age)
7,000 - 6,000 BCE
Figure Ain Ghazal (Location)
Jordan
Figure Ain Ghazal (Materials)
Fired lime plaster with cowrie shell, bitumen, and paint
Figure Ain Ghazal (Size)
About 35" (the one pictured) but they came in all sizes
The White Temple (Age)
3300-3000 BCE
The White Temple (Location)
Uruk (Present Day Warka, Iraq)
The White Temple (Materials)
Brick and Mud (no access to stone)
The White Temple (Significance)
Showed the wealth and prestige of the city, dedicated to the Sky God
Warka Head (Location)
Warka, Iraq
Warka Head (Age)
3300-3000 BCE
Warka Head (Materials)
Marble
Warka Head (Size)
8 Inches
Warka Head (Significance)
May represent the Goddess Inanna
Carved Vase (Age)
3300-3000 BCE
Carved Vase (Location)
Warka, Iraq
Carved Vase (Materials)
Alabaster
Carved Vase (Size)
36 Inches Tall
Carved Vase (Significance)
Tells a story, uses registers, heiratic scale, low relief- shows Goddess Inanna
Votive Figures (Location)
Tell Asmar, Iraq
Votive Figures (Age)
2900-2600 BCE
Votive Figures (Size)
Tallest one is 30", but varying heights
Votive Figures (Materials)
Gypsum, Alabaster, Limestone
Votive Figures (Significance)
May be attentive and waiting for something due to the wide eyes
Nanna Ziggurat (Age)
2100 - 2050 BCE
Nanna Ziggurat (Location)
Ur (Muquaiyir, Iraq)
Nanna Ziggurat (Significance)
For the Moon God Nanna
Nanna Ziggurat (Size)
205 x 141 Ft
Nanna Ziggurat (Material)
Mud-brick
Great Lyre with Bull’s Head (Age)
2550 - 2400 BCE
Great Lyre with Bull’s Head (Location)
Royal Tomb, Ur (Muquaiyir, Iraq)
Great Lyre with Bull’s Head (Significance)
Tells a story, has registers, may reference Gilgamesh
Great Lyre with Bull’s Head (Materials)
Wood with Gold, Lapis lazuli, bitumen, shell
Head of a Man (Age)
2300-2200 BCE
Head of a Man (Location)
Ninevah
Head of a Man (Materials)
Copper Alloy
Head of a Man (Size)
14 Inches
Head of a Man (Significance)
The eyes and ears were removed so he could not see or hear
Stele of Naram Sin (Age)
2220-2184 BCE
Stele of Naram Sin (Location)
Susa
Stele of Naram Sin (Material)
Limestone
Stele of Naram Sin (Significance)
Commemorates the King's Victory over the people of the Zagros Mountains
Stele of Naram Sin (Style)
hieratic scale, the head of the king is in profile
Votive Statue of Gudea from Lagash (Age)
2100 BCE
Votive Statue of Gudea from Lagash (Materials)
Diorite
Votive Statue of Gudea from Lagash (Significance)
Transition between humans and gods/heaven and earth
Votive Statue of Gudea from Lagash (Location)
Girsu
Stele of Hammurabi (Age)
1792-1750 BCE
Stele of Hammurabi (Location)
Susa
Stele of Hammurabi (Style)
Relief Sculpture at the top
Stele of Hammurabi (Significance)
Shows the ruler, Hammurabi, speaking with the sun God
Lion Gate (Age)
1400 BCE
Lion Gate (Location)
Hattusha
Lion Gate (Material)
Limestone
Lion Gate (Significance)
To keep people out
Lion Gate (Style)
High relief
Citadel & Palace Complex of Sargon II (Age)
721-706 BCE
Citadel & Palace Complex of Sargon II (Location)
Dur Sharrukin
Citadel & Palace Complex of Sargon II (Material)
Glazed Mud-Brick
Lamassu (Age)
720 BCE
Lamassu (Location)
Dur Sharrukin
Lamassu (Material)
Alabaster
Lamassu (Height)
About 13'
Lamassu (Style)
Low relief wings, visible from the front and in profile
Assurnasipal II Killing Lions (Style)
Low relief
Assurnasipal II Killing Lions (Age)
850 BCE
Assurnasipal II Killing Lions (Material)
Alabaster
Assurnasipal II Killing Lions (Significance)
Switches to narrative of immediacy rather than timelessness
Ishtar Gate & Throne Room Wall (Age)
575 BCE
Assurnasipal II Killing Lions (Location)
Nimrud, Iraq
Ishtar Gate & Throne Room Wall (Material)
Glazed Brick Facing
Ishtar Gate & Throne Room Wall (Location)
From Babylon, now in the Berlin Museum
Ishtar Gate & Throne Room Wall (Height)
40 Ft.
Aerial View of the Ceremonial Complex (Age)
518-469 BCE
Aerial View of the Ceremonial Complex (Location)
Persepolis, Iran (used to be Persia)
Aerial View of the Ceremonial Complex (Style)
Built on a grid, high relief, columns