Assyrian Palace Sculptures

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Between the ninth and seventh centuries BC the small kingdom of Assyria in northern Iraq expanded through conquest to dominate the region from Egypt to Iran. The power of the Assyrian kings was reflected in the creation of a series of magnificent palaces in which the walls of principal rooms and courtyards were lined with huge panels of alabaster carved with images of the monarch as priest, victorious warrior and hunter. Together, the sculptures constitute some of the most impressive and eloquent witnesses of the ancient ...

Assyrian Palace Sculptures 2009, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292721692

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Assyrian Palace Sculptures 2008, British Museum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780714111674

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