66 notesReblog triglifos-y-metopas:

Pendant with Ram-headed sphinx, gilt siver, lapis lazuli and glass.
El-kurru, Nubia (Sudan).
743-712 B.C.
[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

triglifos-y-metopas:

Pendant with Ram-headed sphinx, gilt siver, lapis lazuli and glass.

El-kurru, Nubia (Sudan).

743-712 B.C.

[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

40 notesReblog triglifos-y-metopas:

Earing, gold with inlays of turquoise, carnelian and lapis lazuli.
Iran
525-533 B.C.
[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

triglifos-y-metopas:

Earing, gold with inlays of turquoise, carnelian and lapis lazuli.

Iran

525-533 B.C.

[Museum of Fine Arts - Boston]

12 notesReblog Ishtar Gate, eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon, Akkadian Empire, built with lapis lazuli circa 575 BC and reassembled in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin Germany.

Ishtar Gate, eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon, Akkadian Empire, built with lapis lazuli circa 575 BC and reassembled in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin Germany.