Today we continue our foray into ancient Near East art.
Almost everything that exists today in high civilization began at Sumer - jobs, cities, laws, schools, 360 degrees in a circle and a dozen come from Sumer - their math was based on the number 6 - and urban is derived from Sumer's best known city, Ur. And according to a news program this week, accounting, too. Now there's a journalist after my own heart - speaking of Sumer in relation to modern times. In relation to anything, you'll get my instant undivided attention.
|The first elf? I have to admit I find|
this statue curious.
|The two figures in the foreground seem to|
merge together and form a slugman.
Hmmm, must write that down in my idea journal.
What never ceases to inpsire you?