Herodotus: The Histories
Herodotus: The Histories, translated by Robin Waterfield, is an excellent version of the famous work. As with all of Waterfield's...
History of Assyrians
Brief History of Assyrians Peter BetBasoo Geography Assyria is located in north Mesopotamia and spans four countries...
Inanna's Descent: A Sumerian Tale of Injustice
The Sumerian poem, The Descent of Inanna (c. 1900-1600 BCE) chronicles the great goddess and Queen of Heaven Inanna’s...
Inscribed Stand Head
Cuneiform inscriptions on a head of a clay stand. Early Dynastic Period, 2800-2300 BCE. From Southern Mesopotamia, modern-day...
The Roots of civilisation, the formation of the cities and the culture they produced began in Mesopotamia, "The land between...
Irrigation in Mesopotamia
A brief introduction to the concept of irrigation and how it helped aid growth and development in Mesopotamia.
Jerry Cooper | Everything You've Always Wanted to Know about Sex in Babylonia . . .
Everything You've Always Wanted to Know about Sex in Babylonia . . . Lecture by Jerry Cooper, W. W. Spence Professor...
King Ashurnasirpal II
King Ashurnasipal II of Assyira (reigned 883 - 859 B.C.), flanked by eagle-headed protective spirits, of which only...
Knight from the Hellenistic Period
This is a fragment of a terracotta plaque, which depicts a knight riding a horse. He holds a sword with his right arm...
Labelled map of Mari, modern-day Tell Hariri, Syria
A satellite photograph of the site of Tell Hariri, Syria. Tell Hariri is the site of the ancient city of Mari, which...