Assyrian relief by Unknown Artist

Assyrian limestone slab carved in bas-relief with soldiers, captives and date palms.

Details

Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
114 x 71 cm
Acquired in:
1933
Presented by:
Sir Michael Sadler through The Art Fund

Sennacherib's campaign of 702 BC. From his palace at Kuyunjik (chamber LXX). One of nineteen gifts to fifteen museums by Sir Michael Sadler through the Art Fund between 1921 and 1942.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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