The Peace frieze from the Standard of Ur. Sumerian artefact excavated from the Royal Cemetery in Ur (located in modern-day Iraq). The Standard of Ur dates from around 2600 - 2400 BCE, and was excavated by British archaeologist Sir Leonard Woolley, in excavations in Mesopotamia (Iraq), in 1927-28.  ©World History Archive

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