Razvan Anton (@razvan_anton)

Statue of Gudea
Diorite
2100 B.C. Mesopotamia
Gudea (Sumerian 𒅗𒌣𒀀 Gu3-de2-a) was a ruler (ensi) of the state of Lagash in Southern Mesopotamia who ruled c. 2144–2124 BC. He probably did not come from the city, but had married Ninalla, daughter of the ruler Ur-Baba (2164–2144 BC) of Lagash, thus gaining entrance to the royal house of Lagash. He was succeeded by his son Ur-Ningirsu.

The Sumerian inscription on his robe reads as follows:
"When Ningirsu, the mighty warrior of Enlil, had established a courtyard in the city for Ningišzida, son of Ninazu, the beloved one among the gods; when he had established for him irrigated plots"
#gudea #god #mesopotamia #themet #themetropolitanmuseumofart #art #ancient #akkadian #empire #lagash #king #ny #nyc #museum #ancientart

IRANMUSTSEE (@iranwiki)

اولین اثر ایرانی ثبت شده بعنوان میراث جهانی: #زیگورات #چغازنبیل
تمدن های باستانی ای که در آسیای غربی زندگی می کردند از سبک خاصی از #معماری برای ساختن مکان های #مذهبی استفاده می کردند. آن ها با آجر برج های پله پله ای هرمی شکلی می ساختند که اسمش زیگورات بود. شاید بپرسید معنی زیگورات چیست؟ زیگورات به معنای بالا رفتن به سوی آسمان است و ساختش حدودچهارهزار و دویست تا دوهزار و پانصد سال قبل متداول بوده است. از آنجایی که این زیگورات ها مکان های مقدسی بودند برای ساختشان از بهترین مصالح خشت یا آجر گلی استفاده می شد. حتما برایتان جالب است که بدانید یکی بزرگ ترین و سالم ترین زیگورات های به جای مانده در جهان در کشور ماست: زیگورات چغازنبیل که اسمش به لیست #میراث_جهانی رفته و برای خودش آوازه ای در جهان دارد. برای دیدن چغازنبیل که اولین مکان مذهبی ایران بوده باید به چهل کیلومتری جنوب شرقی #شوش در نزدیکی منطقه باستانی #هفت‌تپه #خوزستان بروید. به محض اینکه چشمتان به شکوه این بنا بیفتد کنجکاوی تان گل می کند که چه کسانی و کی همچین بنایی را برای آیندگان به یادگار گذاشتند؟ چغازنبیل نیایشگاهی است که حدود بیش از هزار سال قبل از میلاد مسیح توسط عیلامی ها ساخته شد. در آن زمان پادشاه عیلام باستان چغازنبیل را در وسط شهر و در مرتفع ترین نقطه ساخت تا مکانی باشد برای ستایش خدا.
#Tchogha_Zanbil. Founded c. 1250 B.C., is first #unesco #world_heritage_site in #iran. the city remained unfinished after it was invaded by Ashurbanipal, as shown by the thousands of unused bricks left at the site. Located in ancient Elam (today #Khuzestan province in southwest #Iran), Tchogha Zanbil (Dur-Untash, or City of Untash, in Elamite) was founded by the Elamite king Untash-Napirisha (1275-1240 BCE) as the religious centre of Elam. The principal element of this complex is an enormous ziggurat dedicated to the Elamite divinities Inshushinak and Napirisha. It is the largest ziggurat outside of #Mesopotamia and the best preserved of this type of stepped pyramidal #monument. The archaeological site of Tchogha Zanbil is an exceptional expression of the culture, beliefs, and ritual traditions of one of the oldest indigenous peoples of #Iran. Our knowledge of the architectural development of the middle Elamite period (1400-1100 BCE). #iranwiki

وزارة التربية والتعليم_البحرين (@moebahrain)

#Repost @kinghamadlibrary (@get_repost)
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الخريطة الأثرية للعراق (اقرأ المزيد على موقع المكتبة الرقمية العالمية)
نشأت أولى حضارات العالم في الوادي الخصيب بين نهري دجلة والفرات في منطقة الشرق الأوسط التي عرفت لوقت طويل باسم بلاد ما بين النهرين، التي تطابق أرض العراق حاليا. ضمت تلك الحضارات القديمة سومر والإمبراطورية البابلية والأشورية. هذه الخريطة الحديثة أعدتها المدىرية العامة للآثار بالعراق وتوضح المواقع الأثرية والآثار الصخرية في البلاد. يضم الجدول في اليمين العلوي قائمة باسماء الأماكن القديمة مثل آشور وبابل ونينوى وما يقابلهم في اللغة العربية الحديثة.
The Archaeological Map of Iraq (Read more @ World Digital Library)
The world’s first civilizations grew up in the fertile valley between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, the region of the Middle East long known as Mesopotamia, that roughly corresponds to the territory of present-day Iraq. These ancient civilizations included Sumer, the Babylonian Empire, and the Assyrian Empire. This modern map produced by the Directorate General of Antiquities of Iraq shows the locations of archaeological sites and rock monuments in the country. The table at the upper right lists ancient place names such as Ashur, Babylon, and Nineveh, and their equivalents in modern Arabic.
#البحرين #مكتبة_الملك_حمد #المكتبة_الرقمية_العالمية #معرفة #معلومات #رقمي #خريطة #العراق #حضارات #دجلة #الفرات #بلاد_مابين_النهرين #سومر #الامبراطورية_البابلية #الامبراطورية_الأشورية
#Bahrain #King_Hamad_Library #World_Digital_Library #information #knowledge #digital #map #Iraq #civilizations #Tigris #Euphrates #Mesopotamia #Sumer #Babylonian_Empire

everything IRAQI 🇮🇶 (@everythingiraqi)

#من_بغداد 🌴#FromBaghdad

رجل يجلس على باب الله صاحب بسطية و بانتظار الرزق الحلال كورنيش شط العرب ، (هذا من فضل ربي "الله" ) .

A man from Shatt Al-Arab sitting near by his selling trolley waiting for the livelihood .

الصورة من تصوير @muhamed.maroof

شاركونا صور الاكلات المفضلة لديكم من مطبخنا العراقي على
#everythingiraqi #everythingiraq

#myiraq #mesopotamia #foodlovers  #iraqi_kitchen #cuisine #chef #cooking #kitchen #iraqitable  #iraqifood #iraqi_food #livelovefood #ilovefood #ilovecooking #المطبخ_العراقي #iraqikitchen #iraqifood #baghdad  #breakfast#iraq #iraqi #foundkhtt

Ресторан "Месопотамия"🌙 (@mesopotamia_restaurant)

Баранина в тандыре по-турецки.

Нежное мясо с ароматным рисом станет прекрасным украшением вашего праздничного стола!
Мясо томится в тандыре от 4 до 6 часов. Благодаря такому способу приготовления оно просто тает во рту) Поэтому заказать это блюдо в нашем ресторане необходимо заранее.
Мы работаем для Вас, в самом сердце ❤️ столицы, Арбат 4с1, "Месопотамия"
+7 (967) 212-00-04

#кофепотурецки#турецкийкофе#кофенапеске#месопотамия#месопотамиякафе#mesopotamia#арбат#банкет#банкетныйзал#москва#турецкаякухня#шашлык#мангал#баранинапотурецки#мясо#тандыр#завтракнаарбате#чай#турецкийчай#десерт#восточныесладости#традиции#кальян#едамосква#москваеда#подарокмужчине#23февраля

Mike Vitale (@mikevitalemusic)

The last time I went to New York to play a show, I had the privilege of visiting the Brooklyn Museum. One of my favorite exhibits they had on display were these large Sumerian tablets depicting the Annuna or Annunaki. I fondly remember learning about these ancient cultures that were discovered in Mesopotamia, between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, in Elementary School, and I have been fascinated by them ever since. The came from the fertile crescent. The birth of us, as a culture, living amongst one another, in harmony. The first written language (to the best of our knowledge) captured on these tablets—giving them the ability to speak and communicate to us in the present, bearing gifts, if we are capable of understanding (and we do try). They’re quite beautiful. I wish I knew what they have to say. #newyork #brooklynmuseum #brooklyn #beauty #language #communication #sumer #sumerians #annunaki #art #fertilecrescent #mesopotamia

@WorldHistoryForums (@worldhistoryforums)

The history of the #Assyrian people begins with the appearance of #Akkadian speaking peoples in #Mesopotamia at some point between 3500 and 3000 BC, followed by the formation of #Assyria in the 25th century BC. During the early bronze age period Sargon, a cheeky lad of #Akkad,united all the native Semitic-speakers and the #Sumerians of Mesopotamia (including the Assyrians) under the #Akkadian Empire (2335–2154 BC). Assyria essentially existed as part of a unified Akkadian nation for much of the period from the 24th century BC to the 22nd century BC, and a nation state from the mid 21st century BC until its destruction as an independent state between 615–599 BC.

@WorldHistoryForums (@worldhistoryforums)

#Sumer is the earliest known civilization in the historical region of Southern #Mesopotamia during the #EarlyBronze age. It is considered the first civilization in the world with Ancient Egypt and the Indus Valley.

SpaceMoth (@spacemoth3)

I'm really just in the thick of it on about 3 different paintings right now! So I thought I'd post some goofy marker art I did a while back. Background needs to be colored in. 😸🍄💧🔮 Also, this is what I'd imagine the Fauna to have looked like in ancient Mesopotamia! •









#markerart #doodlesofinstagram #doodlin #trippyart #artcollector #insectlover #doodlingart #weirdart #thirdeyeawakening #mandalaart #artcollector #instaart #letsart #taketheredpill #bubbleplant #mesopotamia #b52s #glittermarkers #letsbeweird

Katie (@soembarasched)

This 👒 was the best purchase I’ve ever made. (In summary: we climbed some pyramids and experienced our first earthquake today 😱) #pyramidscheme #mesopotamia #ancientculture #teotihuacan

Inside Kurdistan 🍃 (@insidekurdistan)

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• Historical picture from eastern Kurdistan. City and year unfortunately unknown.
• Wêneyê dîrokî ji rojhilatê Kurdistan. Bajêr û sal mixabin nenas in.
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#Kurdistan #FreeKurdistan #Kurd #Kurds #Kurdish #KurdishHistory #KurdishCulture #KurdishTradition #History #Culture #Tradition #MiddleEast #Mesopotamia #YPG #YPJ #SDF #Başûr #Bakûr #Rojhilat #Rojava #Dîrok #Çand #Kevneşop #Peshmerga #Guerrilla #Amed #Hewlêr #Mahabad #Qamişlo

@WorldHistoryForums (@worldhistoryforums)

The world's earliest civilization arose in the valley of the #Tigris and #Euphrates rivers in an area the Greeks called #Mesopotamia ("Land Between the Rivers"). The #Sumerians and #Akkadians (including #Assyrians and #Babylonians) dominated Mesopotamia from the beginning of written history (c. 3100 BC) to the fall of #Babylon in 539 BC, when it was conquered by the #AchaemenidEmpire. It fell to #AlexandertheGreat in 332 BC, and after his death, it became part of the Greek Seleucid Empire.

Around 150 BC, Mesopotamia was under the control of the Parthian Empire. Mesopotamia became a battleground between the Romans and Parthians, with western parts of Mesopotamia coming under ephemeral Roman control. In AD 226, eastern part of it fell to the Sassanid Persians. Division of Mesopotamia between Roman (#Byzantine from AD 395) and #Sassanid Empires lasted until the 7th century #Muslim conquest of #Persia of the Sasanian Empire and Muslim conquest of the Levant from Byzantines. A number of primarily neo-Assyrian and #Christian native Mesopotamian states existed between the 1st century BC and 3rd century AD, including Adiabene, Osroene, and Hatra.

Mesopotamia is the site of the earliest developments of the Neolithic Revolution from around 10,000 BC. It has been identified as having "inspired some of the most important developments in human history including the invention of the wheel, the planting of the first cereal crops and the development of cursive script, mathematics, astronomy and agriculture."
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