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A devotional statue dating to 2600 B.C.E. of what scholars believe is a married couple. The gypsum statue was found buried beneath the floor of a shine at Nippur in Iraq and mesures 3.5 inches wide at the bottom. The couple originally had feet, and the figures have eyes made of shell and lapis lazuli set in bitumen, a natural cement-like substance.

A devotional statue dating to 2600 B. of what scholars believe is a married couple. The gypsum statue was found buried beneath the floor of a shine at Nippur in Iraq and mesures inches wide at.

Zenobia, 3rd century Queen of Syria. Led a revolt against Rome and at first succeeded conquering Egypt until they took her down and she was taken to Rome in chains.

Zenobia was a third century queen of Palmyra, located in modern Syria. She defied the Romans, but like the ancestor she claimed, Cleopatra, she was defeated.