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Baghdad - Ancient Jewish Sites Among Those Threatened By IS In Iraq, Syria

Assyrian Staues in Museums: Sargon I.,assyrian king

Assyrian Statues in Museums: Sargon I.,Assyrian king BCE (BCE, Before the Common Era, inclusive of everyone)

The Oldest Known Dictionary: The Harra hubullu (aka the Urra=hubullu) The oldest known dictionary is on a series of cuneiform tablets from the Akkadian Empire with bilingual word lists in Sumerian and Akkadian. It was discovered in Ebla in modern Syria and dates from the early 2nd millennium BC

The oldest known dictionaries are cuneiform tablets from the Akkadian empire with bilingual word lists in Sumerian & Akkadian discovered in Ebla in modern Syria.

Ashurnasirpal II besieging a strongly-walled town which is being defended by archers, wall panel relief, North West Palace, Nimrud, Kalhu, Iraq, neo-assyrian, 865BC-860BC

Ashurnasirpal II besieging a strongly-walled town which is being defended by archers, wall panel relief, North West Palace, Nimrud, Kalhu, Iraq, neo-assyrian, 865BC-860BC

It is believed to be part of the home in which John the Baptist was born to Zechariah and Elizabeth, and perhaps even the site of his birth at the Church of Saint John the Baptist in Ein Kerem, Israel

It is believed to be part of the home in which John the Baptist was born to Zechariah and Elizabeth, and perhaps even the site of his birth at the Church of Saint John the Baptist in Ein Kerem, Israel

Ashurbanipal at the Battle of Til-Tuba, Assyrian, 650-620 BCE

Ashurbanipal at the Battle of Til-Tuba by Assyrian Art / British Museum, London/ BC/ Limestone/ The Oriental Arts/ Objects

Khaldi was one of the three chief deities of Ararat (Urartu). Of all the gods of Ararat panthenon, the most inscriptions are dedicated to him.

Depiction of the Urartian [Ancient Armenian] god Khaldi- Historical Era: Iron Age, Prehistoric - Established 860 BC - Disestablished 590 BC

Inscribed brickUr III Date: ca. 2112–2095 B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nippur Culture: Neo-Sumerian Medium: Ceramic, glaze

Inscribed brick Period:Ur III Date:ca. Geography:Mesopotamia, Nippur Culture:Neo-Sumerian Medium:Ceramic, glaze Dimensions:Brick: x x cm x 12 x 3 in.) Inscription: 11 x cm x 3 in.