Additional photos of artifacts from Sumer, Elam and Assyria (2)
Plaster relief of Istar Eshnunna, the Akkadian counterpart of Sumerian Inanna. She represents the planet Venus, 'unique star'. Reportedly, Inanna means Great Lady of An, god of heaven or, goddess of life.
"Sacred Marriage" between Dumuzi and Inanna on a bed. Old Babylonian Period.
The Earliest Printing was Stamped into Soft Clay in Mesopotamia (Circa 2,291 BCE – 2,254 BCE)
Sumer: The original Black civilization of Iraq - Queen Puabi - Sargon and the Akkadians