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Category

architectural element

Name

relief

Description

relief of king (Ashur-nasirpal II), about to pour a libation, royal inscription carved into relief.

Field Collection

Palace of Ashurnasirpal II Kalhu (Tell Nimrud) Iraq

Dimensions

length 2.275 m
width 1.83 m

Period

Assyrian Empire

Date

883 B.C. — 859 B.C.

Provenance

unknown: Marlay Additions 1927 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Weidner, E. F.
    (1937) Die Reliefs der assyrischen Konige (1937)
    Source title: Archiv für Orientforschung (
    [comments: 315-325 pl. 79]
  2. Paley, S.
    (1976) King of the World: Ashurnasirpal II of Assyria 883-859 BC (1976)
    [comments: p.52 pl.6]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

ANE.45.1927 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 86839; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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