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SUMER SCULPTURE 3RD-2ND MILL.BCE Fragment of the statue of a woman. From Umma, Neo-Sumerian, around 2140 BCE Limestone, H: 22,2 cm AO 4754 Louvre, Departement des Antiquites Orientales, Paris, France

SUMER SCULPTURE 3RD-2ND MILL.BCE Fragment of the statue of a woman. From Umma, Neo-Sumerian, around 2140 BCE Limestone, H: 22,2 cm AO 4754 Louvre, Departement des Antiquites Orientales, Paris, France

Female Figure Called the “Wo-man Aryballos”  Neo-Sumerian period (ca 2150-2000 BC) Alabaster Photo © Musée du Louvre, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/ Thierry Ollivier

Female Figure Called the “Wo-man Aryballos” Neo-Sumerian period (ca BC) Alabaster Photo © Musée du Louvre, Dist.

Ginak, Prince of Edin-E. Sumerian, Northern Mesopotamia, 3rd Millenium B.C. Limestone  Louvre Museum

Ginak,Prince of Edin-E,Sumerian,Northern Millennium BC, limestone Louvre Museum

Amorite Clay Plaque depicting a woman Isin-Larsa Period Mesopotamia 2000-1800 BCE

Sumerian art of Inanna becomes Amorite clay plaque depicting a woman in Sumerian city state Isin-Larsa BCE. An example of how new findings can reinterpret previous interpretations of an artifact.

Statue of Gudea  Period: Neo-Sumerian Date: ca. 2090 B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, probably from Girsu (modern Tello) Culture: Neo-Sumerian Medium: Diorite Dimensions: 17 3/8 x 8 1/2 x 11 5/8 in. (44 x 21.5 x 29.5 cm)

Statue of Gudea Period: Neo-Sumerian Date: ca. Geography: Mesopotamia, probably from Girsu (modern Tello) Culture: Neo-Sumerian Medium: Diorite Dimensions: 17 x 8 x 11 in.

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