Images Relevant to Gilgamesh
Both ancient and modern renderings
Gilgamesh. From Khorsabad (Palace of Sargon II). Neo-Assyrian, 721-705 B.C.E. Housed in the Paris Louvre.
A modern rendering of Enkidu and the prostitute.
Gilgamesh and Enkidu
Gilgamesh and Enkidu kill Humbaba. From an impression of a Neo-Assyrian period cylinder seal in the collection of Dr. Leonard Gorelick.
Gilgamesh and Humbaba kill the Bull of Heaven. From the Neo-Assyrian period on brown agate, Assyria, ca. 7th c. BC. Housed in the Schoyen Collection.
A modern rendering of Enkidu dying in Gilgamesh's arms.
A mask in the likeness of Humbaba. From the collection of the University of Pennsylvania.
Map of Mesopotamia
Map of Ancient Sumeria detailing Uruk, Gilgamesh's hometown.
Tablets from the Gilgames Epic
From the collection of the British Museum.
Book 11. From the collection of the British Museum.