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Chapter 2 pg 42 Fig 2-13, Assurbanipal and his Queen in the Garden, The Palace at Nineveh (present-day Kuyunjik, Iraq), 647 BCE, Relief sculpture carved out of rock.  The piece was made because most of the artwork was of the king and his soldiers in battle or hunting. This piece is unique because it shows the king and queen relaxing in the garden. The scene is meant to represent a victory since the king has set aside all his weapons. J.S.

Chapter 2 pg 42 Fig 2-13, Assurbanipal and his Queen in the Garden, The Palace at Nineveh (present-day Kuyunjik, Iraq), 647 BCE, Relief sculpture carved out of rock. The piece was made because most of the artwork was of the king and his soldiers in battle or hunting. This piece is unique because it shows the king and queen relaxing in the garden. The scene is meant to represent a victory since the king has set aside all his weapons. J.S.

En la mitología mesopotámica, un Lammasu, Lamassu, Lamasu o Shedu (en lengua acadia lamassu (femenino) o šêdu (masculino); en lengua hebrea שד, šed; en cuneiforme AN.KAL; en sumerio dlamma; en acadio Kuribu; en babilonio-asirio Karabu) es una divinidad protectora, un ser híbrido legendario, principalmente de la mitología asiria, que posee cuerpo de toro o león, alas de águila y cabeza de hombre.

Mesopotamia, called the "cradle of civilization", was the site of early river valley settlement from 9000 BC until 500 BC.

Elamites Depicted in Assyrian Relief

Additional photos of artifacts from Sumer, Elam and Assyria

Ancient Replicas - Relief of King Ashurbanipal Reposing with His Queen in the Royal Garden

ANCIENT NEAR EAST - Assurbanipal and his Queen in the Garden/ Unknown/ 647 BCE/ Alabaster/ from palace at Nineveh (modern Kuyunjik, Iraq)/ now in The British Museum, London/

A Neo-Assyrian Alabaster (Gypsum) Relief Fragment: Cavalrymen Along a Stream in Mountainous Terrain, From the Palace of Sennacherib (Room XXXVIII)

Ashurbanipal's brutal campaign against Susa in 647 BCE is recorded in this relief. Flames rise from the city as Assyrian soldiers topple it with pickaxes and crowbars and carry off the spoils.

Ashurbanipals campaign against Susa is triumphantly recorded in this relief showing the sack of Susa in 647 BC. Here, flames rise from the city as Assyrian soldiers topple it with pickaxes and crowbars and carry off the spoils.

Check out this ancient #annunaki artifact of the history of mankind http://inthebeginningthebook.com/

The Sumerians believed that the Annunaki were a highly superior, advanced race. Sumer was constructed under the direction of the Annunaki. The Sumerians believed they were a race of aliens from the planet Nibiru.

Assyrian slingers attacking the Judean  fortified town of Lachish (battle 701 BCE).  Part of a relief from the palace of Sennacherib  at Niniveh, Mesopotamia (Iraq).  See also 08-02-03/52

Neo-Assyrian / Assyrian slingers attacking the Judean fortified town of Lachish (battle 701 BCE). Part of a relief from the palace of Sennacherib at Niniveh, Mesopotamia (Iraq).

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Hanging Gardens of Babylon - Hanging Gardens of Babylon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

a copy of a bas relief from the North Palace of Ashurbanipal BC) at Nineveh shows a luxurious garden watered by an aqueduct.

Relief: Assyrian soldier conducting captives across the water  Period:     Neo-Assyrian Date:     ca. 668–627 B.C. Geography:     Mesopotamia,Niniveh Assyrian

Relief: Assyrian soldier conducting captives across the water on a reed boat. Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. Geography: Mesopotamia, Niniveh Assyrian Ashurmasirpal mentions that the Assyrians were not defeated by large bodies of water.

Assyrian Relief - Klaus Wagensonner

Assyrian Relief - Klaus Wagensonner

Elamite archers marching into battle. Stone bas-relief (7th BCE) from the palace of Ashurbanipal in Niniveh, Mesopotamia (Iraq).

Elamite archers marching into battle. Stone bas-relief BCE) from the palace of Ashurbanipal in Niniveh, Mesopotamia (Iraq).

Elam: The Black Medes and Assyrian's

Ancient world history: Interwoven history of all the world's original civilizations in chronological context and in book format: Elam

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