The land is bounded on the North by Assyria and Mesopotamia; on the East by Elam, separated by the mountains of Elam; on the South by the sea marshes, and the country Kaldu Chaldaea ; and on the West by the Syrian desert. Some of the cities of the lower country were seaport towns in the early period, but now are far inland. This land-making process continues even at the present time at the rate of about 70 ft.
If you remember the Rendlesham UFO incident the guy who wrote the encounter down in his note book drew symbols he had seen on the space craft you can see very similar symbols on ancient utsuro bune incident especially the triangle with a circle symbol.
I do not really have a way to follow up on this but perhaps others Sumerian votive statues luck Richard says: Cuneiform Digital Library, you say. Then again one might be looking for patterns where there are not any to relate symbolic form and known meaning.
Makes one wonder how many other clay tablets have what look like partial fingerprints on it, too. Not that it matters, today.
It might be interesting to find out whether those markings indicate a place or coordinate, a visitation by the tablet maker or possibly a reference in context with the rest of what is deliberately marked on the remaining piece of the tablet.
Thank you for the post. Graham, Thank you for posting this update. I understand that during the Younger Dryas period the Sumerians were at war with northern tribes that were breaking away from serving the Anunnaki overlords gods — those who came from above and the Anunnaki had just completely vacated Earth which caused the Urak V period to begin in BC.
And yes, I agree with your statement that this type of stele post was in use in more than one location, but I also believe them to be the Family Posts used in sets as a meeting place foundations for oval tent supports and tie points.
The Cuneiform partial map depicts an oval enclosure which matches my memory of this period.
Sumerian male worshiper, Alabaster with shell eyes. One of the twelve statues in the hoard. The statues of the Tell Asmar Hoard range in height from 21 cm ( in.) to 72 cm ( in.). In the 3rd millennium B.C. the price for a votive statue likely depended on its . These statues generally pre-date written documents, and the written documentation we do have does not talk about the figural depiction of votive statues, so we are left to interpret the significance of the shape without much guidance. Dec 30, · Deities literally inhabited their cult statues after they had been animated by the proper rituals, and fragments of worn statues were preserved within the walls of the temple. This standing figure, with clasped hands and a wide-eyed gaze, is a worshiper. mesopotamia, iraq - sumerian figure Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC. Standing male Views: 50K.
I believe the Gobekli Tepe site was buried because the Anunnaki had all of the rebel families exterminated for refusal of service to them requiring annual farming and gold or other mineral payments to them. My past life memories go back 2, generations. Standing stones of all types had significant meaning for thousands of years before the present.
Any answers to what and why are only speculation. I wonder if gobekli tepe was constructed as a planetary fertility rite as it appears very phallic in design.
The loop around the two T-shaped pillars reminds me of the Egyptian ceremony of Stretching of the Cord, which Seshat, goddess of the calendar, with her notched palm branch staff, performs with the pharaoh. Her rope is of hemp.
Her headdress is a seven-leaved hemp stem. See T-shaped pillars in Greek healing scenes, such as this dedication to Asklepios, god of healing.Photographs of Sumerian art and artifacts.
The Ram in the Thicket: Excavated from the Tombs of schwenkreis.com several enlarged views, see Exploration of the Royal Tombs of .
Sumerian architecture and art was decorative and complex, and primarily used for religious purposes. The Votive Figures were mined from the Square Temple in Eshnunna, which is the present day Iraq. They date back from BCE.
'THE CYGNUS MYSTERY is an intellectual adventure that considers shamanism and the influence of the Cygnus constellation on the minds of our Neolithic ancestors. Dec 30, · Deities literally inhabited their cult statues after they had been animated by the proper rituals, and fragments of worn statues were preserved within the walls of the temple.
This standing figure, with clasped hands and a wide-eyed gaze, is a worshiper. mesopotamia, iraq - sumerian figure Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC. Standing male Views: 50K. Ezra All the vessels of gold and of silver were five thousand and four hundred.
All these did Sheshbazzar bring up, when they of the captivity were brought up from Babylon to Jerusalem. Ezra Now these are the children of the province, who went up out of the captivity of those who had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away to Babylon, and who.
A votive deposit or votive offering is one or more objects displayed or deposited, without the intention of recovery or use, in a sacred place for broadly religious purposes.
Such items are a feature of modern and ancient societies and are generally made in order to gain favor with supernatural forces.