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Writing and Art in Mesopotamia

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Writing and Art in Mesopotamia

  1. 1. THE EMERGENCE OF WRITING
  2. 2. THE CUNEIFORM WRITING • The English word is derived from the Latin root words: Reed stick with a sharpened wedge Cuneus = Wedge Forma = form
  3. 3. THE CUNEIFORM WRITING
  4. 4. THE CUNEIFORM WRITING
  5. 5. THE CUNEIFORM WRITING
  6. 6. THE HAMMURABI CODE
  7. 7. THE HAMMURABI CODE
  8. 8. THE CUNEIFORM WRITING • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VroX-_thMLg
  9. 9. MESOPOTAMIAN ART
  10. 10. ARQUITECTURE • For the first time in history, the arch and the vault were used to roof these buildings.
  11. 11. ARQUITECTURE • Poor quality materials were used: – Adobe: a clay mixed with straw and dried in the sun. – Rectangular and regular clay bricks.
  12. 12. ARQUITECTURE • Temples: Ziggurat – A stepped tower
  13. 13. ARQUITECTURE • Temples: Ziggurat of Ur
  14. 14. ARQUITECTURE • Palaces: They were surrounded by walls fitted with large gateways and they had many rooms. • They were adorned with reliefs, glazed ceramics and frescoes.
  15. 15. ARQUITECTURE • A view of Babylon and reconstructed Palace of Nebuchadnezzar.
  16. 16. SCULPTURE • It was used to produce statues of noble individuals.
  17. 17. SCULPTURE • Reliefs represented figures of winged bulls with human heads, which served to protect the palace gates.
  18. 18. SCULPTURE • Reliefs represented scenes of war and hunting, such as those of Ashurbanipal´s palace.
  19. 19. SCULPTURE • Some reliefs were made with glazed bricks, such as those that decorated the Ishtar gate in Babylon.

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