A Magnificent and Important Proto-Elamite Arsenical Copper Striding Figure with Ibex Horns, a Raptor Skin Draped Around the Shoulders, and Upturned Boots Arsenical copper,ca 3000 BCE,from Iran or Mesopotamia. Looks like a satyr.
Model of a two-wheeled Sumerian chariot, with chariot rein post and rings. The model of the chariot shows the image of a god on its interior panel. It is from a later period (Neo-Sumerian, circa 2000 B.
Lyre of Queen Puabi of Ur, c2700 BCE 15" tall, wood, gold, lapis lazuli, and shell Mesopotamian (Sumerian) The title of this work is open to a bit of debate. Gardner's Art Through the Ages refers to this work as the "Bull headed lyre from the tomb of Puabi, Royal cemetery." Stokstad refers to it as "Bull Lyre from the tomb of King Abargi."
Weapons from The Royal Tombs of Ur. Shell plaque of a Sumerian soldier with a battleaxe. This plaque, in the Louvre, is from the city of Mari, and is dated 2500 B., the same time period as the Royal Tombs of Ur.
A Luristan spike butted bronze ceremonial axehead, ca 1200 - 800 BC
massarrah: “ An Old Akkadian Bronze Axe This bronze head of an axe of unknown provenience from the Old Akkadian period possibly bears the name of the weapon’s owner. The cuneiform inscription reads, “Išme-kīn”. Old Akkadian, c.