Mesopotamian Ink Portraits : Traditional Tattoo Designs

Aug 14, 2013 · Absolutely mesmerizing with their rich history which dates back to ancient Mesopotamia, the intricate Deq traditional tattoo designs are literally fading into the past. Preserving them forever in our visual memory, photographer Murat Yazar captures images of the traditional Kurdish and Arabic people concentrated in southeast Turkey who participated in the ancient tradition of Deq tattoos.4.8/5(51)…

Sumerian Symbols

Long before the Bible, There were the Sumerian Tablets. The Sumerians were possibly the earliest society to emerge in the world, in Southern Mesopotamia more than 5000 years ago. It’s hard to come across evidence that is conclusive about how life really was back then but suffice to say that Sumeria has always been a place of fascination.…

Art of Mesopotamia - Wikipedia

The art of Mesopotamia has survived in the archaeological record from early hunter-gatherer societies (8th millennium BC) on to the Bronze Age cultures of the Sumerian, Akkadian, Babylonian and Assyrian empires. These empires were later replaced in the Iron Age ……