Photo Gallery:   Sumerian Relics
 
Hammurabi receiving his code from a God, Stele, 18th century B.C    

  Hammurabi receiving his code from a God, Stele, 18th century B.C
   
Bronze head of either Sargon the Great, who founded the Akkadian dynasty, or his grandson Naram-Sin. Theirs was  the first  dynasty  to unite the city-states of Sumer  and northern Mesopotamia    

  Bronze head of either Sargon the Great, who founded the Akkadian dynasty, or his grandson Naram-Sin. Theirs was the first dynasty to unite the city-states of Sumer and northern Mesopotamia
   
A votive figure unearthed  at  a Nippur temple. Made of alabaster –and- gold from about 2800 B.C    

  A votive figure unearthed at a Nippur temple. Made of alabaster –and- gold from about 2800 B.C
   
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