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The Period of Earliest History
The First Dynasties
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Akkad Akkadian Alabaster Alalakh altar Amman Anatolia ancient Archaeological Museum artistic Assurbanipal Assyrian Assyrian period B.C. From Susa Babylon Babylonian Baghdad Basalt Beth Shan British Museum bull Byblos Canaanites carved clay culture cylinder seal Darius decoration dynasty early East Egypt Egyptian Eighth century B.C. Elam Elamite empire excavations figures fragment funerary Gilgamesh goddess gods gold Hammurabi Hasanlu head height Hiiyiik Hittite Hurrian Hyksos important inscription Iraq Museum Ishtar Israel Ivory Jerusalem Kassites Khafaje King Kingdom Lagash lapis lazuli lion London Louvre Mesopotamia millennium B.C. monarch Nabataeans Nimrud Nineveh numerous painted palace Palmyra Paris Parthian Persepolis Persian Petra pottery probably region Relief showing religious rock Roman Sargon Sassanians scene sculpture Second century a.d. Semitic seum Seventh century B.C. Shalmaneser shown so-called statue stele stone style Sumerian Susa symbol Syria Syro-Hittite Tell Halaf temple Terra cotta third century a.d. Thirteenth century B.C. Uruk period vase wall ziggurat