Inlaid Plaques from Ur
These 2 plaques were inlaid with shell, lapiz lazuli, mother-of-pearl...
Inlaid Shell Goats from Ur
This is part of shell inlay depicting two standing goats, rearing...
Lapis Lazuli Discs with Gold Rings from Ur
The lapis lazuli discs were carved and polished. They have two...
Lapis Lazuli Plaque in the Shape of a Woman's Face
This lapis lazuli inlay was carved in the shape of a woman's head...
Male Worshiper from Tell Agrab at the Iraq Museum
Sumerian male worshiper from the Shara Temple at Tell Agrab, Mesopotamia...
Map of Lugalzagesi's Domains
A map of the Kingdom of king Lugalzagesi of Umma, circa 2350 BC.
Mesopotamian Antelope Amulet
The antelopes of this amulet were joined at their hindquarters...
Mesopotamian Carved Stone with Integral Handle
This carved grey stone has an integral handle. It was possibly...
Mesopotamian Finger Rings
These rings were found on the fingers of a woman named Puabi, inside...
Mesopotamian Gold Earrings
This is a pair of gold boat-shaped earrings, worn by one of Queen...
Mesopotamian Gold Strainer
This gold strainer was roughly shaped and has a short handle. It...
Obelisk of Ur-Nanshe from Lagash
This large white limestone obelisk was found in Lagash, southern...