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MET Publications for Educations, The Art of the Ancient Near East

MET Publications for Educations, The Art of the Ancient Near East

American Art- This could easily be turned into a great art history lesson.  Love it!

American Art- This could easily be turned into a great art history lesson. Love it!

Ashurnasirpal II and a Winged Deity | LACMA Collections Assyrian Northern Iraq, Nimrud, 9th C BC sculpture Gypseous alabaster bas-relief once decorated inner walls of nw palace of Ashurnasirpal II (883-859 BC)

Ashurnasirpal II and a Winged Deity | LACMA Collections Assyrian Northern Iraq, Nimrud, 9th C BC sculpture Gypseous alabaster bas-relief once decorated inner walls of nw palace of Ashurnasirpal II (883-859 BC)

ancient-mesopotamia:  Eagle-Headed Deity. Northern Iraq, Nimrud, Neo-Assyrian Period (9th century B.C.), Gypseous alabaster. Currently on view at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

ancient-mesopotamia: Eagle-Headed Deity. Northern Iraq, Nimrud, Neo-Assyrian Period (9th century B.C.), Gypseous alabaster. Currently on view at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Stele of Hammurabi   from Susa  (Code of Hammurabi)  c1780 BCE Basalt (diorite) stone  7' tall

Stele of Hammurabi from Susa (Code of Hammurabi) c1780 BCE Basalt (diorite) stone 7' tall

Stele of Hammurabi  from Susa  (Code of Hammurabi)   196. If a man put out the eye of another man, his eye shall be put out.    197. If he break another man's bone, his bone shall be broken.   198. If he put out the eye of a freed man, or break the bone of a freed man, he shall pay one gold mina .   199. If he put out the eye of a man's slave, or break the bone of a man's slave, he shall pay one-half of its value   200. If a man knock out the teeth of his equal, his teeth shall be knocked…

Stele of Hammurabi from Susa (Code of Hammurabi) 196. If a man put out the eye of another man, his eye shall be put out. 197. If he break another man's bone, his bone shall be broken. 198. If he put out the eye of a freed man, or break the bone of a freed man, he shall pay one gold mina . 199. If he put out the eye of a man's slave, or break the bone of a man's slave, he shall pay one-half of its value 200. If a man knock out the teeth of his equal, his teeth shall be knocked…

Lira localizada en el Cementerio real de Ur. Representaciones zoomórficas situadas bajo el prótomo de toro.

Lira localizada en el Cementerio real de Ur. Representaciones zoomórficas situadas bajo el prótomo de toro.

Life Sized Sarcophagi on brown Kraft paper. Including hieroglyphics is required....outlined in black Sharpie, colored with oil pastels, and then  added gold, mostly on hands and faces. The kids work in pairs, tracing the body of the smaller member of the pair, and working together to decide what the hieroglyphics will say.

Life Sized Sarcophagi on brown Kraft paper. Including hieroglyphics is required....outlined in black Sharpie, colored with oil pastels, and then added gold, mostly on hands and faces. The kids work in pairs, tracing the body of the smaller member of the pair, and working together to decide what the hieroglyphics will say.

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