Serimpi Dance

Serimpi Dance

It symbolizes the four elements in the world, which is fire or Grama, wind, water or Toya and earth, based on Javanese belief. Hence, each of the dancers carry and perform those elements.

Pyramids at Giza

Great Pyramid of Giza

The pyramids of Giza were royal tombs built for three different pharaohs

Pashupati Seal

Pashupati Seal

Pashupati seal in Harappa, which is 4,000 years old, shows a man, or woman, surrounded by wild animals including a tiger and a rhino

Palette of Narmer

Palette of Narmer

Tells the story of King Narmer’s victory in battle and the approval of the gods at the unification of Egypt.

Menkaure and his Wife

Menkaure and His Queen

Shows the authority the pharaoh had over everyone else and the hierarchical Egyptian system.

Gobekli Tepe Temple Mounds

Neolithic archaeological site Gobekli Tep

Göbekli Tepe (which translates to “potbelly hill” in Turkish) was built some 11,000 to 12,000 years ago

Enheduanna’s Temple Hymns

Temple Hymns of Enheduanna

These hymns re-defined the gods for the people of the Akkadian Empire under Sargon’s rule and helped provide the underlying religious homogeniety sought by the king.