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The Royal Lion Hunt. Assyrian Reliefs. About 645-635 BC. From Nineveh, North Palace. | Mehrdad Aref-Adib on Flickr

The Royal Lion Hunt of Assyrian King Ashurbanipal II. From Nineveh, North Palace.

The Assyrian relief sculptures are some of the most extraordinary pieces in ...    bowdoin.edu

The Assyrian relief sculptures are some of the most extraordinary pieces in . Notice the famous hand bag

Assyrian Relief Panel at New York Metropolitan Museum of Art    flickr.com

That "magical" purse/bag/basket is shown again - . Assyrian Relief Panel at New York Metropolitan Museum of Art.

1915 archaeological plate of Assyrian Glazed Tiles

1915 Assyrian Reliefs Antique Print Assyrian Glazed by Craftissimo

Detail of an Assyrian orthotast from the palace of Assunasirpal II in Nimrud, 884-860 B.C.

Assyrian relief, detail of an Assyrian orthotast from the palace of Assunasirpal II in Nimrud, B.

A Neo-Assyrian relief, a detail of a throne and the hand of the carrying attendant, from Dur Sharrukin (Khorsabad), 721-705 B.C.

Dur-Sharrukin: Neo-Assyrian relief: detail of a throne & the hand of the carrying attendant, ca BC

ASSYRIAN: Relief sculpture of a dying lion from the Palace of Ashurbanipal,  NInevah, 650 BCE. British Museum, London. In around 627 BC after the death of its last great king Ashurbanipal, the Neo-Assyrian empire began to unravel due to a series of bitter civil wars, and Assyria was attacked by its former vassals, the Babylonians and Medes.

ASSYRIA - Relief sculpture of a dying lion from the Palace of Ashurbanipal…

Nineveh Neo-Assyrian: Relief showing king pouring libation over dead lions Assyria, ca 645–640 BC. British Mus, London Image: © The Trustees of the British Museum

Nineveh Neo-Assyrian: Relief showing king pouring libation over dead lions Assyria, ca BC. British Mus, London Image: © The Trustees of the British Museum

Nineveh. Portion of an inscribed late Assyrian relief found at the Nebi Yunus excavations, Mosul, Iraq. A eunuch in a procession or ceremony. Translation of inscription unknown. Probably 7th century BCE. Ruler is 20 cm. long. 4 June 1990.  It is not certain this orthostat was actually found at Nebi Yunus.

Portion of an inscribed late Assyrian relief found at the Nebi Yunus excavations, Mosul, Iraq. A eunuch in a procession or ceremony. Translation of inscription unknown. Probably century BCE.

Assyrian Palace at Ninevah, 650 BCE  Present day Kurdistan, Iraq

King Ashurbanipal on his Chariot, Assyrian Reliefwork, from Palace at Nineveh, 650 BC

ASSYRIAN / King Ashurbanipal on his Chariot, Assyrian Reliefwork, from Palace at Nineveh, 650 BC

Assyrian relief panel at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Curious about their legs.Assyrian relief panel at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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