In Babylonia, in place of the bas-relief, there was greater use of three-dimensional figures—the earliest examples being the Statues of Gudea, that are realistic if somewhat clumsy.-Statues of Gudea
Seated statue of Gudea, prince of Lagash/Tello, ancient Girsu Neo-Sumerian period (c. 2125-2110 BC) Diorite After the fall of the empire of Agade, Gudea, prince of Lagash, inaugurated a renaissance of Sumer, marked both by literary blossoming, corresponding to Sumerian classicism,
Votive Statue, Khafajah Mesopotamian Art on Loan to the Beijing World Art Museum
Alabaster statue of priestess, dedicated in temple of the goddess Ninni-Zaza, Mari, c. 2400 BCE. Note 'polos' headdress and veil.
Mari, Upper Mesopotamia, Praying queen, 2470 b.C.
Paragonite statue of Gudea of Lagash. Mesopotamian, 2141 - 2122 B.C. | Detroit Institute of Arts
A ROMAN MARBLE DRAPED FEMALE CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D. | Christie's
Statue of Gilgamesh . Uruk. The First epic hero. The oldest surviving story in literature
Gilgamesh and lion - statue from Mesopotamian culture
Emperor Hadrian, head of Roman statue (bronze), 2nd century AD, (Musée du Louvre, Paris).