Middle East

Middle East

The Lachish reliefs

The Lachish reliefs are a set of Assyrian palace reliefs narrating the story of the Assyrian victory over the kingdom of Judah during the siege of Lachish in 701 BCE.

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Ancient History

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Hebrews in Captivity

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Identity

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Frieze of Darius’ Archers/Susa, ca. 500 B.C.

Frieze of Darius’ Archers/Susa, ca. 500 B.C. Coloured, glazed ceramic, total height 475 cm. At Louvre in Paris.

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Head of Akkadian king – either Sargon or Naramsin.

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A small section of the Achaemenid Palaces of Darius I in Susa, Persia

A small section of the Achaemenid Palaces of Darius I in Susa, Persia, constructed by Babylonian craftsmen when Babylon was part of the world’s first true empire

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Who were the Sumerians

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The Sumerians

The Sumerians were the first known people to settle in Mesopotamia over 7,000 years ago. Located in the southernmost part of Mesopotamia between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (modern day Iraq), Sumer was often called the cradle of civilization. By the 4th millennium BC, it had established an advanced system writing, spectacular arts and architecture, […]

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Bas-relief Figure, Apadana Staircase, Persepolis, Iran

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Persepolis, Iran … the city of the Persians

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Sultan of Zanzibar -Omani Empire – 1800s

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