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Veja os tesouros arqueológicos que o Estado Islâmico já destruiu - Imagens de Agosto deste ano mostram a destruição do templo de Ball-Shamin in Palmyra

Veja os tesouros arqueológicos que o Estado Islâmico já destruiu - Imagens de Agosto deste ano mostram a destruição do templo de Ball-Shamin in Palmyra

Female Figurines from Tell Asmar Early Dynastic Period Mesopotamia 2750-2600 BC

Female Figurines from Tell Asmar Early Dynastic Period Mesopotamia 2750-2600 BC

Ishtar / Inanna e Tammuz-Ishtar was the daughter of Ninurta.She was particularly worshipped in northern Mesopotamia, at the Assyrian cities of Nineveh, Ashur and Arbela   Besides the lions on her gate, her symbol is an eight-pointed star.  One type of depiction of Ishtar/Inanna   The lion was her symbol (detail of the Ishtar Gate)In the Babylonian pantheon, she "was the divine personification of the planet Venus

Ishtar / Inanna e Tammuz-Ishtar was the daughter of Ninurta.She was particularly worshipped in northern Mesopotamia, at the Assyrian cities of Nineveh, Ashur and Arbela Besides the lions on her gate, her symbol is an eight-pointed star. One type of depiction of Ishtar/Inanna The lion was her symbol (detail of the Ishtar Gate)In the Babylonian pantheon, she "was the divine personification of the planet Venus

The Royal Lion Hunt.  Assyrian about 645-635 BC, From Nineveh, North Palace  .

The Royal Lion Hunt. Assyrian about 645-635 BC, From Nineveh, North Palace .

Babylon, Iraq  Babylon was an Akkadian city-state (founded in 1867 BC by an Amorite dynasty) of ancient Mesopotamia, the remains of which are found in present-day Al Hillah, Babylon Province, Iraq, about 85 kilometers (55 mi) south of Baghdad. All that remains of the original ancient famed city of Babylon today is a mound, or tell, of broken mud-brick buildings and debris in the fertile Mesopotamian plain between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

Babylon, Iraq Babylon was an Akkadian city-state (founded in 1867 BC by an Amorite dynasty) of ancient Mesopotamia, the remains of which are found in present-day Al Hillah, Babylon Province, Iraq, about 85 kilometers (55 mi) south of Baghdad. All that remains of the original ancient famed city of Babylon today is a mound, or tell, of broken mud-brick buildings and debris in the fertile Mesopotamian plain between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

Relief of a Kneeling Soldier from King Ashurbanipal's palace at Nineveh Assyrian 668-627 BCE calcite-alabaster

Relief of a Kneeling Soldier from King Ashurbanipal's palace at Nineveh Assyrian 668-627 BCE calcite-alabaster

Sumerian alabaster statue of a worshiper wearing a calf-length woolen skirt with layers of tufted borders, the hands gathered together in an attitude of devotion, with cuneiform inscriptions on the back of the base. 2500 BC

Sumerian alabaster statue of a worshiper wearing a calf-length woolen skirt with layers of tufted borders, the hands gathered together in an attitude of devotion, with cuneiform inscriptions on the back of the base. 2500 BC

Mesopotamian Mosaic Sumerian statues

Mesopotamian Mosaic Sumerian statues

SUMERIAN / Sumerian Art Louvre

SUMERIAN / Sumerian Art Louvre

Nineveh. Nebi Junus. Polylithic lamassu at the excavation of the monumental entrance to a late Assyrian building east of the mosque. Statue is about 3 m. high. 7th cen. BCE.

Nineveh. Nebi Junus. Polylithic lamassu at the excavation of the monumental entrance to a late Assyrian building east of the mosque. Statue is about 3 m. high. 7th cen. BCE.

Ziggurat of Ur. Ziggurat of Ur      Ancient temple to the Moon god Nanna. Iraq

Ziggurat of Ur. Ziggurat of Ur Ancient temple to the Moon god Nanna. Iraq