Trivium Art History
Timeline of Art
Hymn to Iddin-Dagan

Hymn to Iddin-Dagan

1950 BCE

Your kingship is good for the people. The people spend their days in abundance thanks to you.

A Praise Poem of Iddin-Dagan

1900 BCE

In order to find sweetness in the bed on the joyous coverlet, my lady bathes her holy thighs.

The Fertility Ritual of Inana and Iddin-Dagan

1900 BCE
Minoan Pyxis Stone Lid

Minoan Pyxis Stone Lid

2600 BCE-1900 BCE
The Head of Hammurabi

The Head of Hammurabi

1790 BCE
Prologue to Law Code of Hammurabi

Prologue to Law Code of Hammurabi

1780 BCE

The First Law of the Land: if any one ensnare another, then he that ensnared him shall be put to death

Law Code of Hammurabi

Hammurabi1754 BCE
Law Code of Hammurabi

Law Code of Hammurabi

1750 BCE
The Liver Tablet

The Liver Tablet

1600 BCE
Mold Cape

Mold Cape

1900 BCE-1600 BCE
Nebra Sky Disk

Nebra Sky Disk

1600 BCE
Forked blade, 璋 (Zhang)

Forked blade, 璋 (Zhang)

1800 BCE-1600 BCE

I am one of those gods, the Powers who effect the triumph of Osiris over his adversaries on the day of the Weighing of the Words : I am thy kinsman, Osiris.

The Book of the Dead

1550 BCE
Grave Circle A (Mycenae)

Grave Circle A (Mycenae)

1600 BCE-1550 BCE
Grave Circle B (Mycenae)

Grave Circle B (Mycenae)

1675 BCE-1550 BCE
Electrum Grave Mask from Grave Circle B

Electrum Grave Mask from Grave Circle B

1675 BCE-1550 BCE
Dolphin Fresco Knossos

Dolphin Fresco Knossos

1545 BCE
Mycenaean Bull Rhyton

Mycenaean Bull Rhyton

1600 BCE-1500 BCE
Mycenaean Lion Rhyton

Mycenaean Lion Rhyton

1600 BCE-1500 BCE
Funerary Male Portrait

Funerary Male Portrait

1500 BCE
The Mask of Agamemnon

The Mask of Agamemnon

1550 BCE-1500 BCE
Mycenaean Diadem

Mycenaean Diadem

1600 BCE-1500 BCE
Grave Mask from Grave Circle A

Grave Mask from Grave Circle A

1600 BCE-1500 BCE
Head of Man with Bows

Head of Man with Bows

1479 BCE
Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut

Senenmut1479 BCE-1458 BCE
Bronze Bull Leaping Figure

Bronze Bull Leaping Figure

1600 BCE-1450 BCE
Minoan Serpentine Tankard

Minoan Serpentine Tankard

1750 BCE-1450 BCE
Minoan Snake Goddess or Priestess

Minoan Snake Goddess or Priestess

1700 BCE-1450 BCE
Minoan Agate Lentoid

Minoan Agate Lentoid

1400 BCE-1400 BCE
Haematite Amygdaloid Seal

Haematite Amygdaloid Seal

1600 BCE-1400 BCE
Egyptian Vessel

Egyptian Vessel

1400 BCE
Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple

1800 BCE-1400 BCE
Throne Room at Knossos

Throne Room at Knossos

1500 BCE-1400 BCE
Phaistos Disk

Phaistos Disk

1850 BCE-1400 BCE
Akhenaton Bust

Akhenaton Bust

1355 BCE
Akhenaten and Nefertiti

Akhenaten and Nefertiti

1352 BCE
Bust of Nefertiti

Bust of Nefertiti

1340 BCE
Minoan Haematite Cylinder Seal

Minoan Haematite Cylinder Seal

1400 BCE-1300 BCE
King Untash-Napirisha Axe Head

King Untash-Napirisha Axe Head

1300 BCE
Golden Hat of Schifferstadt

Golden Hat of Schifferstadt

1400 BCE-1300 BCE
Ritual wine warmer (Jia)

Ritual wine warmer (Jia)

1400 BCE-1250 BCE
The Lion Gate in Mycenae

The Lion Gate in Mycenae

1300 BCE-1200 BCE
Gold Celtic Torc

Gold Celtic Torc

1200 BCE
Jar with Dragons

Jar with Dragons

1200 BCE-1100 BCE
Mycenaean Octopus Stirrup Jar

Mycenaean Octopus Stirrup Jar

1200 BCE-1100 BCE
Hafted axe with dragons

Hafted axe with dragons

1200 BCE-1100 BCE
Nuragic Sanctuary of Santa Cristina

Nuragic Sanctuary of Santa Cristina

1100 BCE
Minoan Bronze Tweezers

Minoan Bronze Tweezers

2900 BCE-1050 BCE
Ritual wine cup (Zhi)

Ritual wine cup (Zhi)

1100 BCE-1000 BCE

Action and inaction will both destroy you in the end

The Dialogue of Pessimism

1000 BCE
Naveta d'Es Tudons

Naveta d'Es Tudons

Unkown2000 BCE-1000 BCE