Obelisk Art History
Cycladic Figure, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic Figure 2800BCE

Early Cycladic female figure, Aegean Civilizations

Early Cycladic female figure 3200 – 2800BCE

Cycladic seated harp player, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic seated harp player 2800 – 2700BCE

Votive Figurines from Eshnunna, Mesopotamia

Votive Figurines from Eshnunna 2700BCE

Majiayao Geometric Bowl, Neolithic

Majiayao Geometric Bowl 3300 – 2650BCE

Pyramid of Djoser, Ancient Egypt

Pyramid of Djoser Imhotep, 2667 – 2648BCE

Avebury Henge, Neolithic

Avebury Henge 2600BCE

The Callanish Standing Stones, Neolithic

The Callanish Standing Stones 2900 – 2600BCE

Giza Pyramid Complex, Ancient Egypt

Giza Pyramid Complex Hemiunu, 2560 – 2540BCE

Bactrian Princess, Bronze Age

Bactrian Princess 2500BCE

Great Sphinx of Giza, Ancient Egypt

Great Sphinx of Giza 2500BCE

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 2500BCE

Perforated plaque of Dudu, Mesopotamia

Perforated plaque of Dudu 2450BCE

The Eannatum Boulder, Mesopotamia

The Eannatum Boulder 2450BCE

Arbor Low Henge, Neolithic

Arbor Low Henge 2400BCE

Arbor Low Stones, Neolithic

Arbor Low Stones 2400BCE

Clay Nails - A Treaty of Fraternity, Mesopotamia

Clay Nails - A Treaty of Fraternity 2400BCE

Cone of Entemena, Mesopotamia

Cone of Entemena 2400BCE

Hinge inscripted with Entemena, Mesopotamia

Hinge inscripted with Entemena 2400BCE

Liangzhu Jade Cong, Neolithic

Liangzhu Jade Cong 2400BCE

Silver Vase with Cuneiform, Mesopotamia

Silver Vase with Cuneiform 2400BCE

Stele of the Vultures - Historical Side, Mesopotamia

Stele of the Vultures - Historical Side 2350BCE

Stele of the Vultures - Mythological Side, Mesopotamia

Stele of the Vultures - Mythological Side 2350BCE

Ring of Brodgar, Neolithic

Ring of Brodgar 2300BCE

Inscription by Naram-Sin: Temple Construction, Mesopotamia

Inscription by Naram-Sin: Temple Construction 2250BCE

Naram-Sin Rock Relief at Darband-iGawr, Mesopotamia

Naram-Sin Rock Relief at Darband-iGawr 2250BCE

Male Worshiper of Ninshubur, Mesopotamia

Male Worshiper of Ninshubur 2250BCE

Victory Stele of Naram-Sin, Mesopotamia

Victory Stele of Naram-Sin 2230BCE

Cycladic female figure, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic female figure 2300 – 2200BCE

Cycladic Kernos — Vase for Offerings, Aegean Civilizations

Cycladic Kernos — Vase for Offerings 2300 – 2200BCE

Liangzhu Bi Disk, Neolithic

Liangzhu Bi Disk 3300 – 2200BCE

Model of Egyptian Nile Boat, Ancient Egypt

Model of Egyptian Nile Boat 2160 – 2130BCE

Gudea cylinders, Mesopotamia

Gudea cylinders 2125BCE

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

The Building of Ningirsu's Temple - Cylinder A 2125BCE

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

The Building of Ningirsu's Temple - Cylinder B 2125BCE

Head of Gudea, Mesopotamia

Head of Gudea 2144 – 2124BCE

Gudea Diorite Sculpture, Mesopotamia

Gudea Diorite Sculpture 2120 – 2120BCE

Dedication Nail, Mesopotamia

Dedication Nail 2100BCE

The Epic of Gilgamesh, Mesopotamia

The Epic of Gilgamesh 2100BCE

Statue of Gudea, Mesopotamia

Statue of Gudea 2090BCE

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