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Podcast Episode 3: The Stele of Hammurabi

Welcome to the Accessible Art History blog! This post is in accompaniment to our third podcast episode on the Stele of Hammurabi. If you would like to check it out, click here. Or you can tune in on your favorite podcast app.


Images



Stele of Hammurabi

(Creative Commons 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons)























Example of Cunieform Writing, Paragraph 165. (Creative Commons 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons)




Relief carving from the top of the Stele of Hammurabi (Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons)



















Friedrich Delitzsch, 1903 (Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons)
















Sources


Gardner’s Art through the Ages, 12th Edition

Fred S. Kleiner


https://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/law-code-hammurabi-king-babylon


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stele


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammurabi


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_Delitzsch


https://smarthistory.org/hammurabi/



Thank you for listening! Stay tuned for our next episode about Akhenaten!

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