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Near Eastern
Ziggurat
Cella
Inanna
Narrative Composition
In ancient Mesopotamia architecture, a monumental platform fo…
The chamber at the center of an ancient temple; in a classica…
The chief Sumerian goddess, associated with fertility, the na…
A kind of image which tells a story based on arrangement of t…
Ziggurat
In ancient Mesopotamia architecture, a monumental platform fo…
Cella
The chamber at the center of an ancient temple; in a classica…
Near Eastern
figures of a woman and a man... 'Ain Ghazal
Hunting scene Çatalhöyük
Anu Ziggurat and White Temple of Uruk…
Warka head of a Woman (mask)... Sumer
figures of a woman and a man... 'Ain Ghazal
Hunting Scene... Çatalhöyük
Anu Ziggurat and White Temple of Uruk ruins... Sumer
Warka head of a Woman (mask)... Sumer
figures of a woman and a man... 'Ain Ghazal
figures of a woman and a man... 'Ain Ghazal
Hunting scene Çatalhöyük
Hunting Scene... Çatalhöyük
Near Eastern
White Temple on its Ziggurat
Mesopotamia
Ziggurat
Cella
3500-3000 BC, shrine located on top of Ziggurat
land between two rivers; first to writting, animal herding, a…
Syrian word meaning raised up (raise buildings up to level of…
sanctuary inside the Ziggurat
White Temple on its Ziggurat
3500-3000 BC, shrine located on top of Ziggurat
Mesopotamia
land between two rivers; first to writting, animal herding, a…
10 terms
Near eastern
Sargon of Akkad
Naram-sin
Hammurabi
Darius and xerxes
True king
Grandson on Sargon
Instituted the first law code
Leaders of the Persians who called themselves kings of the un…
Sargon of Akkad
True king
Naram-sin
Grandson on Sargon
Near Eastern Art
Uruk Ziggurat and Ruins of the White T…
Uruk Vase
Votive Figures of the Square Temple
Bull-headed Harps
3,300 - 3,000 BCE... Sumerian
3,200 BCE... Sumerian, alabaster
2,700 BCE... Sumerian, limestone, alabaster, and gypsum
2,550 - 2,400 BCE... Sumerian, wood with gold, shell, and lapis…
Uruk Ziggurat and Ruins of the White T…
3,300 - 3,000 BCE... Sumerian
Uruk Vase
3,200 BCE... Sumerian, alabaster
25 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Tell Asmar Statues
The Standard of Ur
Lyre
Ziggurat of Ur
[Sumerian] (2700 BCE)... • Figures are of different heights, den…
[Sumerian] (2600 BCE) ... • Two sides: war side, and peace side;…
[Sumerian] (2600 BCE)... • Lyre has a bull's heard... • Four panels…
[Sumerian] (2100 BCE)... • Mud-brick building on colossal scale…
Tell Asmar Statues
[Sumerian] (2700 BCE)... • Figures are of different heights, den…
The Standard of Ur
[Sumerian] (2600 BCE) ... • Two sides: war side, and peace side;…
Ancient Near Eastern Identities
Egyptian
Canaanite
Philistine
Hyksos
adfas
asdfsa
asfdsa
adsfa
Egyptian
adfas
Canaanite
asdfsa
26 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Mesopotamia
cuneiform
Epic of Gilgamesh
ziggurat
-Fertile Crescent... -land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers
"wedge shaped" A system of Sumerian writing used in ancient M…
king of Uruk, built ziggurats
In ancient Mesopotamian architecture, a monumental platform f…
Mesopotamia
-Fertile Crescent... -land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers
cuneiform
"wedge shaped" A system of Sumerian writing used in ancient M…
Near Eastern Archaeology Periodization
Natufian
Neolithic Era
Pre-Pottery Neolithic A
Pre-Pottery Neolithic B
13000-10000 BC
10000-4500 BC
10000-7000 BC
7000-5200 BC
Natufian
13000-10000 BC
Neolithic Era
10000-4500 BC
27 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Sumerian Art
Neo-Sumerian Art
Akkadian Art
Babylonian Art
3500-2340 B.C.E.
2150-2000 B.C.E.
2180-2340 B.C.E.
1792-1750 B.C.E.
Sumerian Art
3500-2340 B.C.E.
Neo-Sumerian Art
2150-2000 B.C.E.
24 terms
Ancient Near Eastern gods
Enki/Ea
An/Anu
Antum
Ellil/Enlil
Lord of the Apsû (Fresh Water)
"Sky God", "Father of the Gods"
Wife of An, "Mother of the Gods"
"Lord Wind", "King of the Gods"
Enki/Ea
Lord of the Apsû (Fresh Water)
An/Anu
"Sky God", "Father of the Gods"
25 terms
Near Eastern Studies Midterm
Imhotep
ankh
cartouche
Upper/Lower Egypt
Djoser's architect... Writer, Priest ... created the first pyramid…
Egyptian symbol for "life"... Often presented by gods to a king.…
an oval shaped sign that depicts a ring of rope encircling th…
The Southern part is known as "Upper" Egypt ... sand, rocks, cli…
Imhotep
Djoser's architect... Writer, Priest ... created the first pyramid…
ankh
Egyptian symbol for "life"... Often presented by gods to a king.…
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Akkadian Empire
Assyrian
Babylonia
relief sculpture
was an empire centered in the city of Akkad and its surroundi…
was a Semitic Akkadian kingdom, extant as a nation state from…
was an ancient Akkadian speaking Semitic nation state and cul…
sculpture that projects from a flat background. A very shallo…
Akkadian Empire
was an empire centered in the city of Akkad and its surroundi…
Assyrian
was a Semitic Akkadian kingdom, extant as a nation state from…
15 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
sculpture of the head of inanna (godess)
votive vase from warka
eshnunna statuettes (worshipers)
head of an akkadian ruler
sumerian, uruk, 3000bc (iraq, marble sculpture)
sumerian, uruk, 3000bc (iraq, alabaster pottery)
sumerian, tell asmar, 2700bc (iraq, sculpture)
akkadian, nineveh, 2250bc (iraq, copper sculpture)
sculpture of the head of inanna (godess)
sumerian, uruk, 3000bc (iraq, marble sculpture)
votive vase from warka
sumerian, uruk, 3000bc (iraq, alabaster pottery)
Near Eastern Terms
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
Cuneiform
Ziggurat
Alluvial plains between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, now…
Crescent shaped region of fertile land encompassing Mesopotam…
Characters used in the ancient writing systems of Mesopotamia…
Assyrian word for "raised up." A rectangular stepped tower, s…
Mesopotamia
Alluvial plains between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, now…
Fertile Crescent
Crescent shaped region of fertile land encompassing Mesopotam…
8 terms
Near Eastern Art
Carved Vessel with Offerings for the G…
Votive Figure
Votive Statuettes
Head of a Man (Akkadian Ruler)
c. 3200... Alabastar... Uruk... Sumerian
c. 2700 BCE... Alabastar... Tell Asmar... Sumerian
c. 2900-2600... Gypsum... Tell Asmar
c. 2300-2200 BCE... Hollow Cast Bronze... Nineveh... Akkadian
Carved Vessel with Offerings for the G…
c. 3200... Alabastar... Uruk... Sumerian
Votive Figure
c. 2700 BCE... Alabastar... Tell Asmar... Sumerian
Ancient Near Eastern Art
3000-500 BCE
Ziggurat with white temple
warka vase
mortals from the temple of abu
Time period?
uruk, sumerian art
sumerian art
tel asmar, sumerian art
3000-500 BCE
Time period?
Ziggurat with white temple
uruk, sumerian art
Ancient Near Eastern
Apadana
Apotropaic
Capital
Cella
The great audience hall in ancient Persian palaces.
a type of magic intended to "turn away" harm or evil influences
the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
The chamber at the center of an ancient temple; in a classica…
Apadana
The great audience hall in ancient Persian palaces.
Apotropaic
a type of magic intended to "turn away" harm or evil influences
29 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Pieces
White Temple
3500-3000 BCE
mud brick
Uruk, Iraq
White Temple date
White Temple medium
White Temple location
White Temple
3500-3000 BCE
White Temple date
24 terms
Ancient Near Eastern
Cylinder Seal... ancient near east
Standard of Ur (c.2600 BCE)... Sumerian... i…
Asmar Statues (c. 2700 BCE)... Sumerian... l…
Sound box of a lyre (c. 2600 BCE)... Sume…
Cylinder Seal... ancient near east
Standard of Ur (c.2600 BCE)... Sumerian... i…
Ancient Near Eastern Art
mesopotamia
anu
pictographs/cuneiform script
White Temple
"between the rivers" (Christianity, Islam, Muslim); vulnerabl…
sky god
sumer- the birth of writing; system of writing
Uruk, Iraq (sumerian); ziggurat with temple on it; only selec…
mesopotamia
"between the rivers" (Christianity, Islam, Muslim); vulnerabl…
anu
sky god
19 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
White Temple and Ziggurat
Female Head (possibly Inama)
Warka Vase
Votive figurines
(ca. 3,400-3,200 BCE) Dedicated to sky god Anu SUMMERIAN
(ca. 3,300-3,000 BCE) 8 in. high. Goddess of love and war. Bi…
(ca. 3,300-3,000 BCE) 3ft. high alabaster. Relief sculpture s…
(ca. 2,900 BCE) Square Temple at Eshunna. Limestone, Alabaste…
White Temple and Ziggurat
(ca. 3,400-3,200 BCE) Dedicated to sky god Anu SUMMERIAN
Female Head (possibly Inama)
(ca. 3,300-3,000 BCE) 8 in. high. Goddess of love and war. Bi…
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Apadana
Capital
Cuneiform
Cylinder Seal
an audience hall in a persian palace
the top element of a capital
a system of writing in which the strokes are formed in a wedg…
a round piece of carved stone that when rolled onto clay prod…
Apadana
an audience hall in a persian palace
Capital
the top element of a capital
27 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Tell Asmar Statues, c. 2700 B.C.E., li…
Standard of Ur, c. 2600 B.C.E., panel…
Soundbox of a Lyre, c. 2600 B.C.E., wo…
Ziggurat, c. 2100 B.C.E., Ur Iraq
-Figures are of different heights, denoting hierarchy of scal…
-Two sides: war side and peace side; may have been two halves…
-Lyre has a bull's head ... -Four panels on side of the soundbox…
-Mud-brick building on a colossal scale ... -Buttresses spaced a…
Tell Asmar Statues, c. 2700 B.C.E., li…
-Figures are of different heights, denoting hierarchy of scal…
Standard of Ur, c. 2600 B.C.E., panel…
-Two sides: war side and peace side; may have been two halves…
16 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Sumerian (3500-21000 BC)
Nanna Ziggurat (2100-2050 BC)
Face of a Woman, From Uruk (3500-3000…
Carved Vase, From Uruk (3500-3000 BC)
first group of people to create a civilization, created cunei…
Nanna- Moon God... Sumeria (man made mountains made out of mud a…
Goddess inanna, marble head, wooden body, pieces missing- hea…
relief sculpture, organization, established ground line, big…
Sumerian (3500-21000 BC)
first group of people to create a civilization, created cunei…
Nanna Ziggurat (2100-2050 BC)
Nanna- Moon God... Sumeria (man made mountains made out of mud a…
6 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Ziggurat
Cella
White Temple and Ziggurat
Warka Vase
Temple raised on a high platform
Innermost room of a temple
Uruk (modern Warka, Iraq), ca. 3,200-3,000BCE
ca. 3,200-3,000BCE, alabaster
Ziggurat
Temple raised on a high platform
Cella
Innermost room of a temple
6 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
White Temple and its ziggurat
Statues of votive figures
Standard of Ur
Stele of Hammurabi
-3500-3000 B.C.E; mud brick, Uruk Iraq... -Large settlement at U…
-Square Temple at Eshnunna; 2700 B.C.E; gypsum inlaid with sh…
-Sumerian Art, 2600-2400 B.C.E, wood inlaid with shell, lapis…
-1792-1750 B.C.E, basalt ... -United Mesopotamia in his lifetime…
White Temple and its ziggurat
-3500-3000 B.C.E; mud brick, Uruk Iraq... -Large settlement at U…
Statues of votive figures
-Square Temple at Eshnunna; 2700 B.C.E; gypsum inlaid with sh…
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Apadana
Apotropaic
Capital
Cella
An audience hall in a Persian palace
having the power to ward off evil or bad luck
the top element of a column
The main room of a temple where the god is housed
Apadana
An audience hall in a Persian palace
Apotropaic
having the power to ward off evil or bad luck
6 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Votive Figures
White Temple & Ziggurat
Persepolis
Stele of Hammurabi
Origin: Square Temple at Eshnunna (Tell Asmar, Iraq) 2,700 BC…
Where: 3,500-3,000 BCE ... Uruk (Modern Warka), Iraq... Form: Surfa…
Where: Shiraz, Iran 520-465 BCE... Form: mud brick with stone fa…
Where: Susa, Iran 1792-1750 BCE ... Form: sun god Shamash enthro…
Votive Figures
Origin: Square Temple at Eshnunna (Tell Asmar, Iraq) 2,700 BC…
White Temple & Ziggurat
Where: 3,500-3,000 BCE ... Uruk (Modern Warka), Iraq... Form: Surfa…
26 terms
Ancient near eastern art
Apadana
Apotropaic
Capital
cuneiform
An audience hall in a Persian palace
having the power to ward off evil or bad luck
the top element of a column
a system in writing in which the strokes are formed in a wedg…
Apadana
An audience hall in a Persian palace
Apotropaic
having the power to ward off evil or bad luck
6 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
White temple and ziggurat, 3500-3000,…
Statues of Votive figures, 2700 BC, Su…
Standard of Ur, 2600-2400 BC, Sumerian
Stele of Hammurabi, 1792-1750 BC, basa…
...
White temple and ziggurat, 3500-3000,…
Statues of Votive figures, 2700 BC, Su…
14 terms
Ancient Near Eastern
Cuneiform
Sumer
Akkad
Babylon
A system of writing in which wedge-shaped symbols represented…
The world's first civilization, founded in Mesopotamia, which…
City north of Sumer that came to power and did away with Sume…
The largest and most important city in Mesopotamia. It achiev…
Cuneiform
A system of writing in which wedge-shaped symbols represented…
Sumer
The world's first civilization, founded in Mesopotamia, which…
ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN / MESOPOTAMIAN
Nanna Ziggurat, Ur, Sumer, c. 2100-205…
Votive statues, from Square Temple, Es…
Great Lyre with Bull's Head, Royal Tom…
Stele of Naram-Sin, Akkadian, c. 2220-…
...
...
...
Nanna Ziggurat, Ur, Sumer, c. 2100-205…
...
Votive statues, from Square Temple, Es…
...
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Votive statue
Frontality
Ziggurat
Bent axis approach
offered in fulfillment of a vow or pledge ot the Gods
the depiction of an object, figure, or scene in a plane paral…
a pyramid like building made of several stories that indent a…
Or bent-axis plan. A plan that incorporates two or more angul…
Votive statue
offered in fulfillment of a vow or pledge ot the Gods
Frontality
the depiction of an object, figure, or scene in a plane paral…
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Apollo 11 Cave
Great Hall of the Bulls
Camelid Sacrum in the Shape of a Canine
Running horned woman
Namibia... 23,000 B.C.E. ... charcoal on stone
Lascaux, Dordogne, France... ca. 15,000-13,000 B.C.E. ... pigment o…
Tequixquiac, central Meico.... 14,000-7,000 B.C.E. ... Bone
Tassili n'Ajjer, Algeria.... 6,000-4,000 B.C.E. Pigment ... on rock
Apollo 11 Cave
Namibia... 23,000 B.C.E. ... charcoal on stone
Great Hall of the Bulls
Lascaux, Dordogne, France... ca. 15,000-13,000 B.C.E. ... pigment o…
8 terms
Ancient Near Eastern
2900-2600 BCE
2254-2218 BCE
850
721-706 BCE
Votive Statues from Tell Asmar
Stele of Naramsin
Ashurnasirpal II Killing Lions
Citadel and Palace Complex of Sargon II
2900-2600 BCE
Votive Statues from Tell Asmar
2254-2218 BCE
Stele of Naramsin
25 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Tell Asmar Statues
The Standard of Ur
Lyre
Ziggurat of Ur
[Sumerian] (2700 BCE)... • Figures are of different heights, den…
[Sumerian] (2600 BCE) ... • Two sides: war side, and peace side;…
[Sumerian] (2600 BCE)... • Lyre has a bull's heard... • Four panels…
[Sumerian] (2100 BCE)... • Mud-brick building on colossal scale…
Tell Asmar Statues
[Sumerian] (2700 BCE)... • Figures are of different heights, den…
The Standard of Ur
[Sumerian] (2600 BCE) ... • Two sides: war side, and peace side;…
16 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
White Temple and ziggurat (Sumerian) ,…
Stone vase, so-called "Uruk Vase" (Sum…
Bull-headed Lyre (Sumerian), from "Kin…
Standard of Ur (Sumerian), Royal Cemet…
White Temple and ziggurat (Sumerian) ,…
Stone vase, so-called "Uruk Vase" (Sum…
Near Eastern Art
Statues from the Abu Tempo... 2700-2500 B…
Royal Standard of Ur... ca. 2600-2400 BCE…
Head of an Akkadian Ruler from Nineveh…
Stele of Naram-Sin... 2270 BCE... Pink Limes…
Statues from the Abu Tempo... 2700-2500 B…
Royal Standard of Ur... ca. 2600-2400 BCE…
19 terms
Near Eastern Art
Babylonian deed of sale (cuneiform)... ca…
plan of white temple on ziggurat
remains of white temple on its ziggura…
female head... Uruk, Iraq... 3200-3000 BCE... l…
Babylonian deed of sale (cuneiform)... ca…
plan of white temple on ziggurat
25 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Babylonian deed of sale, London, Sumer…
Female Head, Iraq, Sumerian
Statues from the Abu Temple, Iraq, Sum…
Goat in Thicket, Iraq, Sumerian
Babylonian deed of sale, London, Sumer…
Female Head, Iraq, Sumerian
Ancient Near Eastern Art
S.A.B.H.A.P.
Ziggurat
Hierarchy of Scale
Apadana
Sumerian: 3500-2340 B.C.E.; Akkadian: 2340-2180 B.C.E.; Babyl…
Sumerian; Pyramid-like building; many levels; made of mud
Important figures are largest and most central
Audience hall in a Persian palace
S.A.B.H.A.P.
Sumerian: 3500-2340 B.C.E.; Akkadian: 2340-2180 B.C.E.; Babyl…
Ziggurat
Sumerian; Pyramid-like building; many levels; made of mud
21 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
ziggurat
Mesopotamia
cuneiform
mud brick
temple's platform. step pyramid, Mesopotamian temple, made of…
Greek for "between the rivers"; the birthplace of civilizatio…
wedge-shaped characters
an easily accessible medium in the river valley
ziggurat
temple's platform. step pyramid, Mesopotamian temple, made of…
Mesopotamia
Greek for "between the rivers"; the birthplace of civilizatio…
10 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Sumerian Art
Babylonian Art
Assyrian Art
Persian Art
c. 3500-2340 B.C.E.
1792-1750 B.C.E.
883-612 B.C.E.
c. 559-331 B.C.E.
Sumerian Art
c. 3500-2340 B.C.E.
Babylonian Art
1792-1750 B.C.E.
17 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Inanna, Female Head from Uruk, Sumeria…
Votive vase from Uruk/Warka, Sumerian,…
Diagram of Nammu's Ziggurat at Ur (Neo…
Group of votive statues from the Squar…
Inanna, Female Head from Uruk, Sumeria…
Votive vase from Uruk/Warka, Sumerian,…
23 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
white temple and its ziggurat... c. 3500…
statues of votive figures... square templ…
Standard of Ur... c. 2600-2400 BCE... wood i…
stele of hammurabi... c. 1792 -1750 BCE... b…
white temple and its ziggurat... c. 3500…
statues of votive figures... square templ…
12 terms
Ancient Near Eastern
Sumerian
Ziggurat and White Temple, Uruk
ziggurat
load-bearing structure
(c. 3500-2300 BCE)
a rectangular stepped tower, sometimes surmounted by a temple…
a wall that bears a load resting upon it by conducting its we…
Sumerian
(c. 3500-2300 BCE)
Ziggurat and White Temple, Uruk
12 terms
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Hieratic Scale
Lamassu
Paradise
Ziggurat
Artistic convention in which greater size indicates greater i…
Assyrian guardian in the form of a man-headed winged bull
"walled garden"; keeps out unwanted plants. Strong geometric…
In ancient Mesopotamian architecture, a monumental platform f…
Hieratic Scale
Artistic convention in which greater size indicates greater i…
Lamassu
Assyrian guardian in the form of a man-headed winged bull
43 terms
Ancient Near Eastern
Image: 12 — White Temple and its Ziggu…
Image 12 Form
ziggurat
buttress
mud brick | vertical height, large structure | white glaze us…
rectangular stepped tower
architectural structure built against or projecting from a wa…
Image: 12 — White Temple and its Ziggu…
Image 12 Form
mud brick | vertical height, large structure | white glaze us…
Ancient Near Eastern Art
White Temple, Uruk, Iraq, 3500 BC (Nea…
Votive Statues, Abu Temple, Eshunna, I…
Obverse and Reverse, Stele of Eannatum…
Head of an Akkadian Ruler, Nineveh, Ir…
The white temple would have been built on a mastaba made of m…
Made of alabaster. Found buried in temple dedicated to god Ab…
First historical record/document, celebrates a victory over a…
This object signified the power of the ruler (meant to memori…
White Temple, Uruk, Iraq, 3500 BC (Nea…
The white temple would have been built on a mastaba made of m…
Votive Statues, Abu Temple, Eshunna, I…
Made of alabaster. Found buried in temple dedicated to god Ab…
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