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Summary

Tell Brak IV millenium BC temple.

Class:

  • Temple or sanctuary
  • visible
  • Location ± 5-25 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Nagar - Nawar, Tell Brak

Modern Tell Brak

Tell Brak Head

Sculpture, Eyye Temple

Tell Brak, Naram-Sin Palace

Palace of Naram-Sin - storehouse.

Tell Brak

Tell Brak

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Eye Temple at Tell Brak dates back to the IV millenium BC. It isn`t known to which deity this temple was dedicated. It is called the "Eye Temple" for the huge ammount of the alabaster figurines discovered in it.

See:

  1. Peter M. M. G. Akkermans, Glenn M. Schwartz, The Archaeology of Syria: From Complex Hunter-Gatherers to Early Urban Societies (c.16,000-300 BC), Cambridge University Press, 2003, pp. 198 ff.