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The Great Sphinx of Giza statue of a reclining lion with a human head - Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile, near modern-day Cairo, in Egypt. -Largest monolith statue in the world, standing 73.5 m (241 ft) long, 6 m (20 ft) wide, and 20 m (65 ft) high. -Oldest known monumental sculpture, and is commonly believed to have been built by ancient Egyptians in the third millennium BCE.

The Woman (Venus) of Willendorf -4 3/8 inches high statuette of a female figure estimated to have been made between 28,000 BC – 25,000 BC. Made from Limestone, Found in Austria

28,000-25,000 B.C. VENUS OF WILLENDORF

2,700 B.C. GOD OF ABU Sculpture of The God of Abu -Found in the waiting room of the Ziggurat of Abu -Gypsum with Inlay -Sumerian Culture, found in Iraq


Stonehenge -Neolithic Architecture 2550-1600 BCE. Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire England Associated with Burial, Summer solstice.

2,200 B.C. HEAD OF AKKADIAN RULER Head of Akkadian Ruler -Akkadian Culture -2,200 BCE Copper Sculpture from Sumer, Found in Ninevah -The cast may be of Naramsin/Naram-Suen (c. 2254-2154 BC), the third successor and grandson of Sargon of Akkad. Under Naram-Suen the Akkadian Empire reached its zenith. He was the first Mesopotamian king to claim divinity

2,500-1600 B.C. STONEHENGE

1365 B.C. NEFERTITI Bust of Nefertiti -Egiptian New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty Amanua Style -Painted Limestone -Found at Studio of Tutose, Tell l Amanua Queen of Egypt, ruled prior to the reign of Tutunkomon, after her husband’s death.

LAMASSU - Assiran Culture 720-705 BC. -Sculpture in Limestone Sargou II as Winged Bull Found in the Citadel of Sargou II , Dur Sharrukin (Modern Khorsabad, Iraq) Protector of the Empires, Male, Walking pose from the side, stationary from front. Painted at one time.

720-705 B.C. LAMASSU

518-460 B.C. APADANA Apadana- Audiance Hall of Darius and Xerxes -518-460 B.C. -Persian Culture, modern day Iran Found at Persepolis, Designed by Darius, constructed by Xerxes. The oldest portion of Persepolis. -75 Colums form a large hall that was used for the recieving of subjects and gifts for the King of the Empire