After the flea market we headed out to the Museum Insel, and decided on going to the Pergamon museum. I've been there before, but that was years ago, and I really like Mesopotamian history so it was a great choice.
|A bull on the Ishtar Gate.|
|The lion theme continues, this is me and a Ishtar Gate lion!|
|A lion with its tail up.|
|A lion with its tail down.|
|Humbaba clay figurine. The Pergamon had a special exhibition of the ancient city of |
Uruk that ties in with the Gilgamesh epic. It was really good, with some items on loan from other museums as well
as many things from their own extensive collections.
|Winged sphinx guardian. I've seen these in the British Museum also (or was it Louvre?), |
I believe these were replicas and they had the original ones.
|Some lovecraftian clay figurines!|