Tag Archives: 7th Century BC

600 BC: How Can Someone Not Be Hurt and Hurt Again

πῶϲ κε δή τιϲ οὐ θαμέω̣ϲ̣ἄϲαιτ̣ο, Κύπρι, δέϲπ̣ ̣ο̣ιν̣ ̣’, ὄττινα [δ]η̣ ̀ φιλ̣́ ̣[ηϲι,] [κωὐ] θέλοι μάλιϲτα πάθα̣ν̣χ̣άλ̣[αϲϲαι;] [ποῖ]ον ἔχηϲθα [νῶν] ϲά̣ λοιϲί μ’ ἀλεμά̣τω̣ ̣ϲ̣ δ̣αιϲ̣̈́ δ̣ ̣[ην [ἰμέ]ρω⟨ι⟩ λύ{ι}̣ ϲαντι γ̣όν’ ωμε-̣ [x [ ̣ ̣ ̣] … Continue reading

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600 BC: Life / Death

Tlatilco Mask (1100-600 BC);  the Tlatilco culture flourished in the Valley of Mexico between 1250 and 800 BC.

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670 BC: Rebuilding Babylon

Black basalt monument narrating King Esarhaddon’s restoration of Babylon following the defeat of his brothers in a civil war in 681 BC. After he was declared king, he set about rebuilding temples, holy sites, and the statues of Babylonian gods … Continue reading

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664 BC: Amulet

Egyptian Ram’s-head Amulet, Kushite Period (ca. 712–664 B.C.) “This amulet was probably made for a necklace worn by one of the Kushite kings. Representations show these pharaohs wearing a ram’s-head amulet tied around the neck on a thick cord, the … Continue reading

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