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Sumer Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 47 pictures in our Sumer collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


A man walks beside an ox which drags its traces along the ground Featured Print

A man walks beside an ox which drags its traces along the ground

A man walks beside an ox which drags its traces along the ground. Another man or child sits astride the animal's neck. The scene could be interpreted as an action picture in which one person is shown vaulting over the animal in a movement similar to Cretan bull fighting. The accentuated eyes are characteristic of Sumerian art . Culture: Mesopotamian Period: Protoliterate 3500-3000 BC Place of Origin: Uruk Material: Soapstone. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ British Museum, London

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images

Cuneiform tablet barley rations, 1st Dynasty of Lagash, about 2350-2200 BC Featured Print

Cuneiform tablet barley rations, 1st Dynasty of Lagash, about 2350-2200 BC

Cuneiform tablet recording barley rations, 1st Dynasty of Lagash, about 2350-2200 BC, from Tello (ancient Girsu), southern Iraq. This cuneiform tablet records in Sumerian the distribution of barley as rations to about two hundred workmen and their children by the Temple of Bau. The goddess Bau (or Baba) was the wife of Ningirsu, the supreme god of the city Lagash. The temple referred to here was at Girsu, a town within the city-state of Lagash. From the British Museum's collection, 23rd century BC

© CM Dixon / Heritage-Images

Detail of the standard of Ur showing a Sumerian Harpist and a Ruler, about 2600-2400 BC Featured Print

Detail of the standard of Ur showing a Sumerian Harpist and a Ruler, about 2600-2400 BC

Detail of the standard of Ur showing a Sumerian Harpist and a Ruler, from a Royal tomb at Ur, southern Iraq, about 2600-2400 BC. Inlay of shell, red limestone, and lapis lazuli in Bitumen on a hollow box. The main panels are known as War and Peace'. The Peace panel depicts animals, fish and other goods brought in procession to a banquet. Seated figures drink whilst a musician plays a lyre. From the British Museum's collection

© CM Dixon / Heritage-Images