3rd Edition. Volume 2. Explanation of Ur, Sumer...


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Author  Maximillien de Lafayette
Publisher  Art, UFOs & Supernatural Magazine. New York
Publication Date   March 22, 2013


Authors website: www.maximilliendelafayettebibliography.org/biblio

Explanation of Ur, Sumer, Babylon, Mesopotamia, Assyria and Akkad Artifacts, Architecture, Archeology, Seals, and Slabs
Volume 2. A set of 4 Volumes. From the Series: Illustrated History of the Ancient World and Sacred Places

Maximillien de Lafayette, renowned linguist and historian of ancient civilization, takes you on a grand tour to the splendors and treasures of Ur, Sumer, Babylon, Mesopotamia, Assyria and Akkadia.

It contains:

•Enmerkar, King of Uruk
•Marduk fighting the dragon Tiamat
•Tablets of the Enuma Elish
•Mosaic at Erech
•Anu Ziggurat
•Anu Ziggurat, central room
•Ruins of Eridu
•Archaeological site map of Eridu's Abzu/Apsu shrine and ziggurat. Modern day, Tell Abu Shahrein
•Eridu, today
•Tablet of the Legend of Etana
•Temple of Nabu
•Tower or Ezida
•A sculpture of Hammurabi (1792-1750 B.C.) receiving the laws from the Anunnaki god Shammash
•Stela of Hammurabi, from Susa, c1792-1750 B.C. Hammurabi’s law code was inscribed on an eight foot pillar
•Tablet of the Anunnaki’s Hammurabi Code
•City of Harran
•Humbaba “Huwawa”
•Humbaba attacked and slain by Gilgamesh with a dagger, and his friend Enkidu with an axe
•A cylinder seal showing Huwawa being slain by a crowned Gilgamesh and Enkidu
•Inanna, standing on a lion, a display of authority
•A 3,000 B.C. Warka vase from Uruk showing a ritual scene of offerings to Inanna, depicted on the very the top of the vase
•Vase from Uruk showing a priest and subjects offering the harvest to Inanna
•Ishtar on a Sumerian tablet
•Ruins of the Ishtar Gate in Babylon
•Babylon today
•Tiglath Pileser
•Aa, Ea
•Abkalu “Apkallu” as Winged Genii/Angels
•One room in the palace of Nimrud, decorated with Abkalu “Apkallu”
•King Ashurnasirpal (On the left) being protected from demons and evil forces by Apkallu, his guardian spirit
•A typical Abkalu “Apkallu”
•A Babylonian Abkalu guardian holding in his hand Lagi-zulum (Spathe of the Male Date-Palm)
•The goddess-angel Lama in a ritual gesture
•The face of an Abkalu “Apkallu”
•Enki's Temple of E.Abzu in the city of Eridu
•Abullu: Walls and gates of the ancient city of Nineveh, modern day Mosul
•Anunnaki god Ea (On the right) in the Apsu
•An Assyrian governor standing before the deities Adad and Ishtar, limestone relief from Babylon, 8th century B.C.
•Baal-Adad, the Phoenician god of the Storm Cloud. From a stela found at Bethsaida, Samaria, Israel
•Sumerian style reed huts (Aa-da) in Euphrates flood plain
•Aa-dam (Habitat)
•A contemporary typical house in Harran, an ancient city of Mesopotamia
•Statue of Adapa, the Sage
•The Libation cup
•Tammuz, alabaster relief from Ashur, circa 1500 B.C.
•Slab depicting Gudaea of Lagash (circa. 2275-2260 B.C.) grasped by his god Ningishzida and presented to Anu
•Ningishzida and Sumerian gods around the Tree of Life

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