Alas, we reach the end of the tour of the ancient Near East and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I hope you enjoyed this little virtual trip. Hope something spiked your wonder and curiosity ... maybe kindled some sparks of inspiration.
Here are some miscellaneous objects from Mesopotamia.
|The Sumerians had the first chariots pulled by asses - the equine|
type not the human type.
|Some ancient trinkets. Accessorizing has been around a very long time.|
|There is a theory these are representations and proof of|
ancient alien visitation. See, the Sumerians shared my
love of sci-fi ... no wonder I think they're cool
|Some other various trinkets|
|Back then you would have had your own personal seal.|
These cylinders when rolled out on clay made
these individual seals.