URUK – 5000 Years of the Megacity (25 April – 8 September 2013 Pergamonmuseum, Berlin)

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Posted September 12th, 2013

Credits

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Uruk/Wark, west corner and part of the southwest front. 1912/1913 (1st excavation campaign) Photography Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Orient-Abteilung
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Uruk/Wark, excavation participant 1929/1930 (2st excavation campaign) Photography Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Orient-Abteilung
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Digital reconstruction, Seleucid temple of the old oriental divinity An, 3/2nd century BC artefacts-berlin.de; wissenschaftliches Material: Deutsches Archäologisches Institut
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Discovery of the statuette of a priest princes in a vessel Photography Deutsches Archälogisches Institut, Orient-Abteilung
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Colossal statue of a hero (called Gilgamesh), from Khorsabad End of 8th century Plaster casting, original in the Musée du Louvre Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer
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Uruk / Warka, ca. BCE © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer
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Cylinder seal: ruler (high priest) feeding flock surrounded by symbols of the goddess Inana end of the 4th millennium BCE © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer
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Reconstruction of an Uruk façade in the Vorderasiatisches Museum © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer location: Vorderasiatisches Museum Berlin
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Bevel-rimmed bowls End of 4th millennium BCE © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer
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Ensemble of vessels Uruk/ Warka, 3500-3300 BCE © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer
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Display of the martial Ishtar standing on a lion Beginning of 2nd millenium BCE © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer
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Clay bulla with a deparment seal, shows Seleucid king Antiochus IV. Uruk/ Warka, 175-164 BCE © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer