Lamassu from Ashurnasirpal II Palace
This is a pair of guardian figures (winged human-headed lions) that flanked one of the entrances into the throne room...
Law Code Stele of King Hammurabi, 1792-1750 B.C.E.
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=_w5NGOHbgTw Law Code Stele of King Hammurabi, basalt, Babylonian...
Law Code Tablet of King Hammurabi from Nippur
This terracotta tablet is a smaller version of the original law code stela of King Hammurabi to be used in schools and courts...
Lion of Babylon
Detail of a lion found along the processional way from Ishtar Gate into the city of Babylon. The Ishtar Gate was constructed...
Lion of Babylon
Ancient glazed tiles from the gates of ancient Babylon (Iraq) depict a lion. The Lion is the symbol of Babylon, and represents...
Lion of Babylon Statue, Babylonia
In June/July 2013 CE, an archaeological team started a mission to reconstruct the lion of Babylon statue and its surrounding...
Lion-hunting Scene, King Ashurbanipal
In ancient Assyria, lion-hunting was considered the sport of kings, symbolic of the ruling monarch’s duty to protect...
List of Rulers of Mesopotamia | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
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Literature (from the Latin Littera meaning 'letters’ and referring to an acquaintance with the written word...
Love, Sex, and Marriage in Ancient Mesopotamia
Medical texts from ancient Mesopotamia provide prescriptions and practices for curing all manner of ailments, wounds...