By Philip Steele
Be an eyewitness to historic Iraq. return in time to among 3500 to 500 BC, and stopover at the 'land among rivers'. become aware of the birthplace of writing and farming and the place the 1st nice towns, states and empires rose; domestic to the Sumerian, Assyrian, and Babylonian civilizations. Get the image utilizing the clip-art CD with over a hundred notable photographs to obtain. Then use the enormous pull-out wallchart to accessorize your room. nice for tasks or simply for enjoyable, this fact-packed advisor and CD will exhibit and inform you every thing you must find out about this historical land and civilization. "I am an important fan of these...They are brilliantly visual". "There is not a toddler that may be capable of face up to deciding on that up" - "Reader Reviews".
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They were also skilled metalworkers, and the first people to use iron weapons. Their attack on Babylon in 1595 bce led to the fall of the first Babylonian empire. After 1200 bce Hittite power in the region began to decline. Ivory originally stained with dyes Egyptian-style kohl-rimmed eye ELAMITES AND KASSITES This relief shows an Elamite woman spinning yarn. During the second millenium bce the Elamites became powerful to the east of Mesopotamia around Susa (now in Iran). Another eastern people, the Kassites, moved into southern Mesopotamia.
Conquered rulers paid tribute in the form of valuables such as ivory, gold, timber, camels, or horses. Exotic animals including apes, monkeys, rhinoceroses, and elephants were also sent to the Assyrian king as symbols of foreign lands under his rule. ! 4/,) #AS PIA 3EA N 5 2 ! ILE 40 S Both figures on this alabaster wall carving represent Ashurnasirpal II, King of Assyria from 883 to 859 bce. He was a powerful warrior who made his capital at Nimrud, known then as Kalhu. This carving decorates the Northwest Palace and shows the king in his role as high priest.
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