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5 edition of Assyrian sculpture found in the catalog.

Assyrian sculpture

by British Museum

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London.
    • Subjects:
    • British Museum.,
    • Relief (Sculpture), Assyro-Babylonian.,
    • Relief (Sculpture) -- England -- London.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 93) and index.

      StatementJulian Reade.
      ContributionsReade, Julian.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB80 .B772 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL91292M
      ISBN 100674050177
      LC Control Number99201175

      The reliefs in the Assyrian Sculpture Court come originally from several different rooms in the palace, but they give a good general impression of a single room filled with magical protective imagery. Most rooms in the palace were decorated in this way, though in the throne room more space was given to scenes of war and hunting. Buy Assyrian Sculpture: Second Edition by Professor Julian Reade, British Museum Press online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop now.

      Nineveh, the capital of the Assyrian Empire from to B.C.E., is well-known not only because of its important role in ancient history but also because of its “press.” The city and the empire for which it stands feature prominently in entertaining biblical stories such as Jonah, and major museums around the world proudly display larger-than-life Assyrian sculpture, feeding our. What others are saying Picture of Ancient Babylonia and Assyria sculpture painting from Mesopotamia stock photo, images and stock photography. Ancient Mesopotamian civilization was the earliest in world history, and included the Sumerian cities, ancient Babylon, and the Assyrian empire.

      The inscription continues: "Beasts of the mountains and the seas, which I had fashioned out of white limestone and alabaster, I had set up in its gates. I made it [the palace] fittingly imposing." Among such stone beasts is the human-headed, winged lion pictured here. The horned cap attests to its divinity, and the belt signifies its power. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Damaged cover. The cover of is slightly damaged for instance a torn or bent corner. Ex-library book with stamps on the first page, it is also likely to have a small shelf number sticker on the spine.


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