Ruins of the Temple of Enlil at Nippur.
In ancient Mesopotamia, the meaning of life was for one to live...
Terracotta Tablet from Nippur
This clay tablet (with its clay envelope) was a legal document...
Law Code Tablet of King Hammurabi from Nippur
This terracotta tablet is a smaller version of the original law...
Love Poem Tablet from Nippur
A terracotta tablet with cuneiform inscriptions that narrates a...
Glazed Sarcophagi from Nippur
The smaller sarcophagus on the left belonged to a child. Baked...
Enlil (also known as Ellil and Nunamnir) was the Sumerian god of...
The Mesopotamian Pantheon
The gods of the Mesopotamian region were by no means uniform in...
Law Code of King Ur-Nammu
This law code is considered the oldest known law code surviving...
This mortar was an offering from Gudea (ruler of Lagash) to the...
Advice for a Prince
This literary text gives an advice to a prince on how a king should...
Shulgi of Ur
Shulgi of Ur (2029-1982 BCE) is considered the greatest king...