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Early Dynastic Period in the Ancient Near East

Ancient Near Eastern Art, Bronze Age, Early Bronze Age, Early Dynastic Period

Works of Art (6)

Four strands of beads, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli (33.35.48)
Headdress with leaf-shaped ornaments, 2600–2500 B.C.; Early Dynastic period IIIa; Sumerian style, Excavated at "King's Grave," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian (33.35.3)
Lunate earrings, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold (33.35.45,.46)
Necklace choker, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli (33.35.47)
Standing female figure with clasped hands, Early Dynastic IIIA, ca. 2600–2500 B.C., Mesopotamia, Nippur, Inanna temple, Level VIIB, Limestone, shell, and lapis lazuli (62.70.2)
Standing male worshipper, 2750–2600 B.C.; Early Dynastic period II; Sumerian style, Excavated at Tell Asmar (ancient Eshnunna), central Mesopotamia, Alabaster (gypsum), shell, black limestone (40.156)