Anthropological features of metaphysical thought in Sumerian sculpture


  • Ali Aziz Nasser Hussein University Of Babylon/College of Fine Arts/Department of Art Education
  • Ali Shanawa Wadi University of Babylon/College of Fine Arts/Department of Art Education / specializing in Fine Education


features, anthropology, metaphysical thought, Sumerian sculpture


The tagged research dealt with (anthropological features of metaphysical thought in Sumerian sculpture), by studying the features of metaphysical anthropology in the prominent and prominent Sumerian sculpture of the era of dynasties. "The features of anthropology are known for metaphysical thought in Sumerian sculpture." Then the researchers finished the aforementioned chapter by defining the terms that have a direct relationship to the title of the research and its objectives. As for the second chapter, it included a presentation of the theoretical framework and previous studies. (The meaning of anthropology and its technical applications) by reviewing the features of anthropology as a concept in ancient metaphysical thought, Anthropology studies of human societies mostly focused on traditions, customs, systems, relationships between people, and different behavioral patterns practiced by a particular people or nation. Anthropology relies in its theoretical origins on the basis of descriptive material. The academy in the nineteenth century, and the need arose in the era of the cultural and scientific revolution for this new branch of knowledge as it looks at man in a comprehensive framework, through the retreat of philosophy in front of the progress of scientific thinking and the development of social sciences, as man derives his knowledge assets and concepts from Sciences related to both biological and social life. while the second topic was concerned with: (intellectual and artistic references to the metaphysical forms of Sumerian art). This topic included the Sumerian and the impact of (metaphysical thought) in the arts of that era. During the third millennium BC, the Sumerians established religious ideas and spiritual concepts that left an indelible impact on the modern world, especially through Judaism, Christianity and Islam. On the intellectual level, the Sumerian thinkers and sages, as a result of their translated contemplations of the origin, nature and method of its work, developed a science of the universe and a theology in it. A lot of what leads to conviction, to the extent that they became the basis for the testimony of faith and the recognized belief of many religions of the ancient Near East, on the scientific and functional level. As for the third chapter, it was concerned with following up the research community by adopting the descriptive analytical method for the purpose of analyzing it according to the indicators adopted by The researchers and samples were selected, amounting to (4) sculptural works that covered the limits of the research As for the fourth chapter, it contains the search results.