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Cycladic Figure, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic Figure

2800 BCE
Early Cycladic female figure, Aegean Civilizations

Early Cycladic female figure

3200 BCE-2800 BCE
Cycladic seated harp player, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic seated harp player

2800 BCE-2700 BCE
Votive Figurines from Eshnunna, Mesopotamia

Votive Figurines from Eshnunna

2700 BCE
Majiayao Geometric Bowl, Neolithic

Majiayao Geometric Bowl

3300 BCE-2650 BCE
Pyramid of Djoser, Ancient Egypt

Pyramid of Djoser

Imhotep, 2667 BCE-2648 BCE
Avebury Henge, Neolithic

Avebury Henge

2600 BCE
The Callanish Standing Stones, Neolithic

The Callanish Standing Stones

2900 BCE-2600 BCE
Giza Pyramid Complex, Ancient Egypt

Giza Pyramid Complex

Hemiunu, 2560 BCE-2540 BCE
Bactrian Princess, Bronze Age

Bactrian Princess

2500 BCE
Great Sphinx of Giza, Ancient Egypt

Great Sphinx of Giza

2500 BCE

In the midst of Umma Entemena overthrew Urlumma and killed him. He left behind 60 soldiers of his force dead on the bank of the canal.

The war for the Tigris and Euphrates canal

2500 BCE
Perforated plaque of Dudu, Mesopotamia

Perforated plaque of Dudu

2450 BCE
The Eannatum Boulder, Mesopotamia

The Eannatum Boulder

2450 BCE
Arbor Low Henge, Neolithic

Arbor Low Henge

2400 BCE
Arbor Low Stones, Neolithic

Arbor Low Stones

2400 BCE
Clay Nails - A Treaty of Fraternity, Mesopotamia

Clay Nails - A Treaty of Fraternity

2400 BCE
Cone of Entemena, Mesopotamia

Cone of Entemena

2400 BCE
Hinge inscripted with Entemena, Mesopotamia

Hinge inscripted with Entemena

2400 BCE
Liangzhu Jade Cong, Neolithic

Liangzhu Jade Cong

2400 BCE
Silver Vase with Cuneiform, Mesopotamia

Silver Vase with Cuneiform

2400 BCE
Stele of the Vultures - Historical Side, Mesopotamia

Stele of the Vultures - Historical Side

2350 BCE
Stele of the Vultures - Mythological Side, Mesopotamia

Stele of the Vultures - Mythological Side

2350 BCE
Ring of Brodgar, Neolithic

Ring of Brodgar

2300 BCE
Inscription by Naram-Sin: Temple Construction, Mesopotamia

Inscription by Naram-Sin: Temple Construction

2250 BCE
Naram-Sin Rock Relief at Darband-iGawr, Mesopotamia

Naram-Sin Rock Relief at Darband-iGawr

2250 BCE
Male Worshiper of Ninshubur, Mesopotamia

Male Worshiper of Ninshubur

2250 BCE
Victory Stele of Naram-Sin, Mesopotamia

Victory Stele of Naram-Sin

2230 BCE
Cycladic female figure, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic female figure

2300 BCE-2200 BCE
Cycladic Kernos — Vase for Offerings, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic Kernos — Vase for Offerings

2300 BCE-2200 BCE
Liangzhu Bi Disk, Neolithic

Liangzhu Bi Disk

3300 BCE-2200 BCE
Model of Egyptian Nile Boat, Ancient Egypt

Model of Egyptian Nile Boat

2160 BCE-2130 BCE
Gudea cylinders, Mesopotamia

Gudea cylinders

2125 BCE

I am Nin-jirsu. No country can bear my fierce stare, nobody escapes my outstretched arms.

The Building of Ningirsu's Temple - Cylinder A

2125 BCE

The day was for supplication, the night was for prayer. The moonlight ... early morning, its master.

The Building of Ningirsu's Temple - Cylinder B

2125 BCE
Head of Gudea, Mesopotamia

Head of Gudea

2144 BCE-2124 BCE
Gudea Diorite Sculpture, Mesopotamia

Gudea Diorite Sculpture

2120 BCE-2120 BCE
Dedication Nail, Mesopotamia

Dedication Nail

2100 BCE
The Epic of Gilgamesh, Mesopotamia

The Epic of Gilgamesh

2100 BCE
Statue of Gudea, Mesopotamia

Statue of Gudea

2090 BCE

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