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20h 41min, apr 19, 2500 y BC - Standard of Ur

Description:

2600-2400 BCE
Shell, lapis lazuli, red limestone
Sumerian; Mesopotamia (Iraq)
• Trapezoidal box that is covered with inlaid geometric designs and figures
• Probably carried on a stick
• One side represents war and one peace
• Images shown in registers
• Hierarchal scale imagery
• War side- defeat of some enemies, marching soldiers, carts pulled by donkeys
• Peace Side- bounty of the land, animals
• Ruler of the city-state as well as their connection

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AP Art History
Kailee Keiser

Date:

20h 41min, apr 19, 2500 y BC
Now
~ 4522 years ago

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