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Kudurru del rey Meli-Shipak II - top board with star of Isthar - from Babilonia Cassita, circa 14th c. BCE - at the Louvre Museum

Kudurru del rey Meli-Shipak II - top board with star of Isthar - from Babilonia Cassita, circa 14th c. BCE - at the Louvre Museum

Ancient portal -- A South Arabian alabaster stele c. 5th-4th century B.C. In the form of a temple door.

Ancient portal -- A South Arabian alabaster stele c. 5th-4th century B.C. In the form of a temple door.

(swimmers using underwater breathing bags; saw this in a traveling exhibit. amazing - p.mc.n.) Assyrian "Special Forces" mid 800's BC.

(swimmers using underwater breathing bags; saw this in a traveling exhibit. amazing - p.mc.n.) Assyrian "Special Forces" mid 800's BC.

Hittite vessel The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations Ankara, Turkey

Hittite vessel The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations Ankara, Turkey

Minoan, circa 1600-1100 BC.   A gold openwork earring.

Minoan, circa 1600-1100 BC. A gold openwork earring.

The Okunev culture often used the images of animals in their carvings

The Okunev culture often used the images of animals in their carvings

Assurians/ Kültepe       Ankara, Museum of Anatolian Civilizations by Volkan

Assurians/ Kültepe Ankara, Museum of Anatolian Civilizations by Volkan

Etruscan tomb at the necropolis near Caere, Cerveteri, Italy

Etruscan tomb at the necropolis near Caere, Cerveteri, Italy

Clay Minoan goddess with upraised arms. On the diadem are birds. Karphi, Crete, Greece. Postpalatial, 12th century, BCE, detail. Herakleion Archaeological Museum. Crete

Clay Minoan goddess with upraised arms. On the diadem are birds. Karphi, Crete, Greece. Postpalatial, 12th century, BCE, detail. Herakleion Archaeological Museum. Crete

Minoan Bull Leaping bronze statue British Museum

Minoan Bull Leaping bronze statue British Museum