Relief of Assyrian soldiers
Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian
Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Sennacherib
Findspot: Iraq, Nineveh
Height x width: 44.5 x 45.4 cm (17 1/2 x 17 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Fragment of a procession of infantrymen who bear spears and round shields. A row of palms in the background. Low relief. Chipped and discolored from being in a fierce, open fire.
From Nineveh, Palace of Sennacherib, slab 22 (?) from Room XIX.
(Accession Date: December 22, 1933)
Anna Mitchell Richards Fund