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Nimrud. Palace of Ashurnasirpal II. King Ashurnasirpal II & Deity-guardian. Detail: Cuneiform inscription. Palace of
9th c Mesopotamian Assyrian (Neo) Architectural Sculpture

NEO-ASSYRIAN Anonymous (c. 1000 BCE - 609 BC)
c. 883 BCE-859 BCE
9th c
Limestone
Relief
Assyrian (Neo)
Relief
Calah (Nimrud). Iraq.
St. Petersburg. State Hermitage Museum.
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The cuneiform text written across the panel relates the victories of the army; the rounding up of prisoners; and the erection of the palace.

Caption: NEO-ASSYRIAN |Nimrud. Palace of King Ashurnasirpal II. King Ashurnasirpal II & Deity-guardian. Detail: Cuneiform inscription. | c. 883 BCE-859 BCE | Mesopotamian | Assyrian

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