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Gypsum statue of a woman Mesopotamia Early Dynastic III 2400 BCE. I am obsessed with mharrsch page on Flickr

Gypsum statue of a woman Mesopotamia Early Dynastic III 2400 BCE. I am obsessed with mharrsch page on Flickr

Vessel supported by two rams from Ur’s Early Dynastic III Era 2600-2500 BC. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY.

Vessel supported by two rams from Ur’s Early Dynastic III Era BC. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY. Photo by Babylon Chronicle

Bull’s head ornament for a lyre made of bronze with shell and lapis lazuli. From Ur’s Early Dynastic III Era (2600-2350 BC) in Mesopotamia. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY.

UR / Bull’s Head Ornament For A Lyre -- Bronze, shell & lapis lazuli -- From Ur’s Early Dynastic III Era BCE) in Mesopotamia -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art Why on earth would that be a bull? Spiral horns, delicate face, not a bull.

ca. 2600–2350 B.C.E. Mesopotamia. Vessel stand with ibex support  Early Dynastic III, Culture: Sumerian. Copper alloy, inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli. Metalwork formed by the sophisticated lost wax technique. Prob. used to hold offerings at temple rituals.

Vessel stand with ibex support Period: Early Dynastic III Date: ca. Geography: Mesopotamia Culture: Sumerian Medium: Copper alloy, inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli Dimensions: H. x x cm) Classification: Metalwork-Sculpture

Alabaster stele of Ushamga l, Sumerian, early dynastic, 2900-2700 BCE. Found (probably) in Umma, Sumer

Stele of Ushumgal [MetMuseum] Period: Early Dynastic I Date: B. Geography: Mesopotamia, probably from Umma (modern Jokha) Culture: Sumerian Medium: Gypsum alabaster Classification: Stone-Reliefs-Inscribed

Inlay depicting male torso  Period:Early Dynastic IIIa Date:ca. 2600–2500 B.C. Geography:Mesopotamia Culture:Sumerian Medium:Shell Dimensions:H. 5.1 cm (2 in.)

Inlay depicting male torso Period: Early Dynastic IIIa Date: ca. Geography: Mesopotamia Culture: Sumerian Medium: Shell Dimensions: H.) Classification: Shell Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1949 Accession Number: MET

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