The Most Important Royal Symbols in Ancient Iraq
السنة 38, العدد 50, الصفحة 301-326
الملخصMohammad Hamza Al-Ta'ee (*)
It was widely held by Mesopotamian people that royalty is in the heaven. However, it was descended down to the earth. This kingship is embodied by ancient Iraqis by something called "royal symbols" like: crowns, maces, clubs and measuring tape. These are divine sacred symbols that connect between gods and human beings. These symbols were used by Iraqi king to authenticate their authority and power. Similarly to give their authority sacred and divine nature to keep people's loyalty toward themselves. These symbols were received by every king in his crowning party which representing a symbol of strength and authority. So that the king will occupy a distinguished place among the gods and people. Actually these symbols added something of grandeur and respect. At the same time they showed king's prestige and confirmed their justice and power.
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