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Stephen Heppell suggests no fewer than 3 points of focus for the room. We have 3 - whiteboard, sofa reading corner & steps.

“Bull-headed Lyre” (Head Height: 35.6 cm; Plaque Height: 33 cm) from the Woolley-coined “King’s Grave” royal tomb of Private Grave (PG) 789, constructed with gold, silver, lapis lazuli, shell, bitumen and wood, ca 2550 BCE at Ur.

Artifacts of the Royal Cemetery of Ur

Lyre Fragment Bull Head Object Number: Provenience: Iraq Ur Section: Near Eastern Materials: Gold Shell Lapis Bitumen Silver Iconography: Bull Head, The royal tombs of UR.

Necklace Gold, length 40 cm., diameter of the pendant 5.8 sm. Kakheti, Ananauri Museum	Museum of Georgia Collection	Archaeology Period	Second half of the 3rd millennium B.C

(Millennium Oldest Gold) Oldest Colchis Gold Necklace Pendant. ca half of the millennium BCE.

Jiroft culture, Shahr-e Soukhteh, Sistan and Baluchistan Province, Iran, 3rd millennium BC. A "Jiroft culture" has been postulated as an early Bronze Age (late 3rd millennium BC) archaeological culture, located in what is now Iran's Sistan and Kermān Provinces.

Jiroft culture, Shahr-e Soukhteh, Sistan and Baluchistan Province, Iran, millennium BC.

A Sumerian limestone triple human headed mace-head amulet, c. 3rd Millennium BC, the three heads radiating from a central spheroid with vertical hole for suspension, each detailed with large circular eyes, horizontal mouth, notched forehead indicating hair or a headdress and incised lines on bottom.

A Sumerian limestone triple human headed mace-head amulet, c. 3rd Millennium BC, the three heads radiating from a central spheroid with vertical hole for suspension, each detailed with large circular eyes, horizontal mouth, notched forehead indicating hair or a headdress and incised lines on bottom.

Elamite Dog Amulet of the goddess Gula, Circa 3rd Millennium BC In ancient Elam, the significance of the dog was related to the goddess Gula, since they were her sacred animals. As the goddess of healing and patroness of doctors, these gold amuletic dogs may have been thought to have healing powers.

Elamite Dog Amulet of the goddess Gula. In ancient Elam, the the dog was related to the goddess Gula, as sacred animals. As the goddess of healing and patroness of doctors, these gold amulet dogs had healing powers.

Conjunto Arqueológico Dólmenes de Antequera - Antequera (Málaga) Spain - The Dolmen of Menga is a megalithic burial mound, or dolmen, dating from the 3rd millennium BC. It is considered to be the largest such structure in Europe. It is twenty-five metres deep, five metres wide and four metres high, and was built with thirty-two megaliths, the largest weighing about 180 tonnes. More information (in Spanish) http://terraeantiqvae.com/profiles/blogs/conjunto-arqueologico-de

Conjunto Arqueológico Dólmenes de Antequera - Antequera (Málaga) Spain - The Dolmen of Menga is a megalithic burial mound, or dolmen, dating from the 3rd millennium BC. It is considered to be the largest such structure in Europe. It is twenty-five metres deep, five metres wide and four metres high, and was built with thirty-two megaliths, the largest weighing about 180 tonnes. More information (in Spanish) http://terraeantiqvae.com/profiles/blogs/conjunto-arqueologico-de

Scotland The Stones of Stenness were originally a ring of twelve but now only four remain standing. It is believed that the ring was erected sometime during the 3rd millennium BC. While bicycling across the island of Orkney, I twice passed by the Stones of Stenness early in the morning and on both occasions noticed a group of sheep sitting in the middle of the circle.

Scotland The Stones of Stenness were originally a ring of twelve but now only four remain standing. It is believed that the ring was erected sometime during the millennium. One of the highlights of our entire Scotland trip!

TWO MESOPOTAMIAN GOLD HAIR RINGS - EARLY DYNASTIC, CIRCA MID 3RD MILLENNIUM B.C…

Mesopotamian Gold Hair Rings/Earrings, Early Dynastic ML BC Spiral coiled times, incised and punched with rows of dotted circles divided by incised lines; mounted as earrings with modern gold earwires.

Standing warrior Period: Early Bronze Age Date: ca. mid-3rd millennium B.C. Geography: Syria-Levant

Standing warrior Period: Early Bronze Age Date: ca. late millennium B. Geography: Syria-Levant Medium: Copper Dimensions: H.

Sumerian or Elamite Lapis Lazuli Eye Inlay, c. 2nd Half of the 3rd Millennium BC(Map of ancient Sumer and Elam )

archaicwonder: “Sumerian or Elamite Lapis Lazuli Eye Inlay, c. Half of the Millennium BC(Map of ancient Sumer and Elam ) ”

A SYRIAN ALABASTER EYE IDOL   TELL BRAK, CIRCA LATE 4TH-EARLY 3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.   With bell-shaped body surmounted by two rings stacked vertically, divided by grooved bands  8¼ in. (21 cm.) high

Syrian Alabaster Eye Idol -- Circa Late Millennium BCE -- Bell-shaped body surmounted by two rings stacked vertically, divided by grooved bands -- Via Christie's.

Assyrian Jewelry Chain (Grave Goods), from Ashur, Middle Assyrian Period, c. 14th-13th Century BC Currently located in the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin.The ancient site of Ashur, dating to the 3rd millennium BC, is located on the Tigris River in northern Mesopotamia. It was the first capital of the Assyrian Empire and remained so from the 14th to the 9th century BC until the reign of the Neo-Assyrian king Ashurnasirpal II (883-859 BC), who moved the capital to Kalhu (modern Nimrud). The…

archaicwonder: “ Assyrian Jewelry Chain (Grave Goods), from Ashur, Middle Assyrian Period, c. Century BC Currently located in the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin. The ancient site of.

INDUS VALLEY FERTILITY IDOLS, c. 3rd millennium BC. Rare busts of the Great Mother fertility goddess with nice detail from the early civilizations of the Indus Valley. Size averages 1.5 x 2 inches.

INDUS VALLEY FERTILITY IDOLS, c. Rare busts of the Great Mother fertility goddess with nice detail from the early civilizations of the Indus Valley. Size averages x 2 inches.

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