Mesopotamia (from the Greek, meaning 'between two rivers’) was an ancient region in the eastern Mediterranean...
Mesopotamia - The Sumerians
Gardens of Babel - The Sumerians La Cinquième 2001
Mesopotamia 6000–1500 BC (Room 56)
The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Gallery eyeOpener gallery tour / Free / Daily, 11.45 (for 30–40 minutes) Between...
Mesopotamian Cylinder Naming Nabonidus & Sacred Buildings
Nabonidus' preoccupation with the moon god Sin led to building work outside Babylon. This clay cylinder (with very well preserved...
In ancient Mesopotamia, the meaning of life was for one to live in concert with the gods. Humans were created as co-laborers...
Mud Brick Stamped with the Name of King Amar-Sin
This baked-mud brick was stamped with the name of the Neo-Sumerian king Amar-Sin (also spelled Amar-Suen; his name was previously...
Mud Brick Stamped with the Name of King Ishme-Dagan
This baked-mud brick was stamped with the name of king Ishme-Dagan; he was the 4th king in the First Dynasty of Isin...
Mud Brick Stamped with the Name of King Warrad-Sin
This baked-mud brick was stamped with the name of king Warrad-Sin, king of Larsa; reigned 1770-1758 BCE (short chronology...
Mesopotamian moon god. He was called Nanna in Sumerian, and Su'en or Sin in Akkadian. The earliest writings of both...
This headdress was made of silver and inlaid with gold, lapis lazuli, and other precious stones. It was found in one...