Morris Winchevsky Shule (@morris_winchevsky_shule)

Last Sunday your kids had a chance to learn all about mythology and symbolism! They examined the role myths play in our collective identities and experienced the meaning of symbols as physical ways we can practice our ideals. The classes even made their own when they learned about mindfulness and reflected on what they wanted to keep in mind as they entered their homes by making their very own #Mezuzah! They then learned about the origins of writing systems, carved #Akkadian #syllabaries into clay, and practiced their parts in the upcoming play in the #Chanukah celebration

Fran Vanherweghe (@follyfallenflapdragon)

"If a man destroy the eye of another man, they shall destroy his eye. If one break a man's bone, they shall break his bone. If one destroy the eye of a freeman or break the bone of a freeman he shall pay one gold mina. If one destroy the eye of a man's slave or break a bone of a man's slave he shall pay one-half his price." #codexhamurabi #akkadian #cuniform #couldreadthis #louvre #onouitstap #whhhyyyyyy

David Kocina (@davidkentkocina)

Venus Star ⭐️ hand-pressed prints
from an old mdf block based on Akkadian/Sumerian design




#woodblockprint #aphrodite #venus #ishtar #eanna #sumerian #akkadian

Iraqi Pictures (@picturesiraqi)

Wasit is an Islamic city built in the last quarter of the first Hijri century (7th century CE) by Al-Hajaj bin Yousif Al-Thaqafi, as an administrative centre for Iraq.
‎آثار مدينة واسط التأريخية في جنوب العراق التي بناها الحجاج بن يوسف الثقفي (القرن السابع الميلادي) وما زالت أثارها موجودة إلى يومنا هذا
#iraqi_pictures #mesopotamia #people #babylon #assyrian #empire #sumerian #history #akkadian 
#IraqMsptmia #Baghdad #Iraqesque #MyIraq #Everydayiraq #IRAQ #old #gilgamesh #enkidu #nebuchadnezzar #uruk #civilization
#العراق #بغداد #تاريخ #تراث #حضارة #بابل #سومر #أكد #أشور

Iraqi Pictures (@picturesiraqi)

Arbilla or known as Arbil is one of the Assyrian castles is located in northern Iraq in the province of Erbil. The name of Arbil means the four gods in Assyrian. The height of the castle is 30 m. ‎قلعة أربيل او اربأيلو كما تسمى في اللغة الآشورية وتعني الإلهة الأربعة تقع شمال العراق في محافظة أربيل وهي إحدى القلاع الآشورية الثلاثة في العراق ويبلغ ارتفاعها حوالي 30م

#iraqi_pictures #mesopotamia  #babylon #assyrian #empire #sumerian #history #akkadian 
#IraqMsptmia #Iraqesque #MyIraq #Everydayiraq #IRAQ #old #civilization #erbil
#العراق #بغداد #تاريخ #تراث #حضارة #بابل #سومر #أكد #أشور

CAHA Museum (@cahamuseum)

Exercise clay tablet, dated c. 2100 BC (Third Dynasty of Ur). Clay tablets such as these were used to help teach the Sumerian and Akkadian written language. In a similar manner to modern chalkboards, the soft clay could be erased by remoulding it before it dried.
The writing style shows an advanced student, with the text including 3 personal names: ‘Warad-Nanna, Warad-Enlilla, Warad-Ningal’

#sumerian #sumer #akkadian #mesopotamia #tablet #writing #ancienthistory

Iraqi Pictures (@picturesiraqi)

The goat-fish or "SUḪUR.MAŠ"
Mythical creature that is half goat, half fish. The creature was a symbol of the god "Enki". ‏الماعز السمكة "سوخور مش"
كائن يمتلك هيئة الماعز بالجزء العلوي من جسده أما الجزء السفلي فهو عبارة عن سمكة، وهو من الكائنات الخاضعة لحكم الإله "إنكي" وأصبح رمزه بعد ذلك حيث يحمل "إنكي" لقب (ماعز جبال الأبزو). #iraqi_pictures #mesopotamia #people #babylon #assyrian #empire #sumerian #history #akkadian 
#IraqMsptmia #Baghdad #Iraqesque #MyIraq #Everydayiraq #IRAQ #old #gilgamesh #enkidu #nebuchadnezzar #uruk #civilization
#العراق #بغداد #تاريخ #تراث #حضارة #بابل #سومر #أكد #أشور

Rissy Lücke (@rissyart)

Took a workshop on how to reading and write some basics in Akkadian, the language of ancient Mesopotamia in cuneiform script. I am by now means an expert, but it was very interesting. Text say: “Larissa Luecke was here” ;P #cunieform #mesopotamia #akkadian #ubc #archaeology #achaeologynerds #archaeologyschool #ancientneareast #egyptologystudent #arthistorynerd #arthistorystudent #ubcarchaeologyclub

Iraqi Pictures (@picturesiraqi)

Lamassu or "bull-man" is a powerful creature that has a human head, eagle wings and a bull body. Additionally, they were the guardians who inspired armies to protect their cities in #Mesopotamia. ‏الثور المجنح "لاماسو"
ھو كائن سماوي من بلاد الرافدین یحمل هيئة الثور برأس إنسان وأحياناً مع أجنحة أو قرون وآذان ثور. وكان الثور المجنح من الأرواح الواقية في المنزل. فكان مرتبطاً بحماية الملوك حيث وضِعَ حارساً على مداخل القصور ومداخل المدن. ‎#العراق#بلاد_الرافدين#أساطير

#babylon #assyrian #empire #sumerian #history #akkadian 
#IraqMsptmia #Baghdad #Iraqesque #MyIraq #Everydayiraq #IRAQ  #civilization
#بغداد #تاريخ #تراث #حضارة #بابل #سومر #أكد #أشور
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