Babylon at the time of the Kassites
A map of the Babylonian Empire during the time of the Kassites, roughly the 13th century BC. This map shows the probable...
Babylon: Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization
Babylon: Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization, by Paul Kriwaczek, is a highly readable, engaging work which presents...
BBC Masterpieces of the British Museum - The Assyrian Lion Hunt Reliefs
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Colossal statue of a winged lion from the North-West Palace of Ashurnasirpal II
Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Iraq Neo-Assyrian, about 883-859 BC Protection for the royal palace from the forces...
Cradles of Civilization - Assyria
In the final part of his Near East lecture, Dr. David Neiman discusses the Assyrian civilization that eventually came...
Cult Socle - Unknown - Google Cultural Institute
This socle with relief carving was found in the Temple of Ishtar at Ashur. It probably stood against a wall, supporting...
Cuneiform Lexical Lists
Lexical lists are compilations of cuneiform signs and word readings written on clay tablets throughout Mesopotamia. From...
Writing is undeniably one of humanity's most important inventions. The earliest forms of storing information on objects...
A relief of cuneiform writing from Assyria. Exhibited in the British Museum London.
Cylinder Seals in Ancient Mesopotamia - Their History and Significance
Among the most interesting and revealing artifacts discovered from ancient Mesopotamia are the objects known as cylinder...