Early Civilization Art
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Painted beaker
5000-4000 BC.

11 3/4 ins (28.5cm) high.
Susa, Iran












Drawing of a ziggurat (reconstruction of Ziggurat at Ur, Iraq)
c.2100 B.C.







Ziggurat of Ur
Reconstruction drawing








Ziggurat of Ur
Remains seen from a distance







Victory stele of Naramsin
c.2300-2200 BC











Chariot from Diamabad, Maharashrtra
c. 1500 B.C.






Dancing figure from Harappa
Indus Valley, 2300-1750 B.C.












Fragment of painting from Gabelein
c. 3500 - 3200 B.C.








Palette of Narmer
from Hierakonpolis
c. 3200 BC.












Palette of Narmer
(reverse side)
c. 3200 B.C.




 

 


Sphinx and pyramid of Khafra (Chefren)
c. 2650 B.C.





Portable pavilion and furniture of Queen Hetepheres I
Wood and gold leaf
c. 2650 B.C.