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According to the Babylonian creation myth, these ancient Sumerian gods, known as the Annunaki (translating to “those of royal blood” or “offspring of the prince”) created humankind to serve them by tilling the land, but the humans rebelled and the Annunaki freed them because they were more trouble than they were worth.

Technology of the Gods

According to the Babylonian creation myth, these ancient Sumerian gods, known as the Annunaki (translating to “those of royal blood” or “offspring of the prince”) created humankind to serve them by tilling the land, but the humans rebelled and the Annunaki freed them because they were more trouble than they were worth.

Royal Horses in Relief from the palace of Akkadian King Sargon II  (ruled 722 BCE - 705 BCE) in his capital  Dur-Sharrukin (Modern Khorsabad)

Royal Horses in Relief from the palace of Akkadian King Sargon II (ruled 722 BCE - 705 BCE) in his capital Dur-Sharrukin (Modern Khorsabad)

Story Buildings of Egypt :Kom Ombo Two Hands .... https://au.pinterest.com/janie_pickett/ancient-egypt-history/

Story Buildings of Egypt :Kom Ombo Two Hands .... https://au.pinterest.com/janie_pickett/ancient-egypt-history/

Vessel fragment with frieze of a bull, 3300–2900 b.c.;    Late Uruk/Jemdet Nasr period    (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Vessel fragment with frieze of a bull, 3300–2900 b.c.; Late Uruk/Jemdet Nasr period (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Art is Basic-- Art Teacher Blog: clay Try with 2nd grade. Relief Sculpture, Actual Texture, Clay Skills, Slab Building, 3D Form, Emphasis (with added detail)

Art is Basic-- Art Teacher Blog: clay Try with 2nd grade. Relief Sculpture, Actual Texture, Clay Skills, Slab Building, 3D Form, Emphasis (with added detail)

The Nabataean eye-stele of Goddess of Hayyan, son of Nybat, from the Temple of the Winged Lions, Petra, 1st century AD

The Nabataean eye-stele of Goddess of Hayyan, son of Nybat, from the Temple of the Winged Lions, Petra, 1st century AD

Naram-Sin, reigned ca. 2254–2218 BCE, middle chronology, was the third successor and grandson of King Sargon of Akkad. Under Naram-Sin the Akkadian Empire reached its zenith. He was the first Mesopotamian king known to have claimed divinity for himself, and one of the first (following the earlier Lugal-Anne-Mundu) to be called “King of the Four Quarters”.  Source

Naram-Sin, reigned ca. 2254–2218 BCE, middle chronology, was the third successor and grandson of King Sargon of Akkad. Under Naram-Sin the Akkadian Empire reached its zenith. He was the first Mesopotamian king known to have claimed divinity for himself, and one of the first (following the earlier Lugal-Anne-Mundu) to be called “King of the Four Quarters”. Source

pickledesign: “ This looks like an ancient Babylonian relief, I wold love to know more about it. ” Persepolis, Unesco World Heritage.. Persepolis

pickledesign: “ This looks like an ancient Babylonian relief, I wold love to know more about it. ” Persepolis, Unesco World Heritage.. Persepolis

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