Império acadiano. Escudo do mar de um murex com o nome de Rimush , rei de Kish, ca. 2270 aC, Louvre , negociadas a partir da costa do Mediterrâneo, onde ele foi usado por cananeus para fazer uma tintura roxa.
Decorative boss Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 8th century B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Culture:assyrian shell,silver and bitumen
Shell inlay: skirt-clad figure carrying fish, Early Dynastic III, ca. 2600-2350 BCE, Mesopotamia, Nippur, Sumerian.
Queen's lyre, Sumerian, about 2600-2400 BC. Lapis lazuli, shell, red limestone, and gold.
Limestone recumbent bull figure, Tell Brak, Syria, Akkadian, c. 2300-2159 BCE. Eyes created with shell and bitumen inlay. Posture based on earlier Sumerian examples. Figure of human-headed bull is associated with sun god.
Head of a Male Worshipper Sumerian Early Dynastic II Period with eyes inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli Ancient Mesopotamia Walters Art Museum
Map of the Akkadian Empire (brown) and the directions in which military campaigns were conducted (yellow arrows). 2334 BC - 2193 BC. 308,882 sq mi. After the fall of the Akkadian Empire, the Akkadian peoples of Mestopotamia eventually coalesced into two major Akkadian speaking nations; Assyria in the north, and a few centuries later, Babylonia in the south
apoio móveis: esfinge feminina com ondas Hathor-estilo, 1820-1740 B.C. .; período de Old Assírio Negociação Colony Provavelmente Acemhöyük, Central Anatolia do Marfim (Hippopotamus), folha de ouro
Babylonian Boundary Stone -- Circa 900-800 BCE -- Unearthed @ Temple de Marduk -- British Museum, London