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Unformatted text preview: Indicates that workers are probably slaves • Captives pulling lamassu o Slaves pull massive block, while others lever it Must pull it all the way to Nineveh probably from Balati o Soldiers stand watching Some with whips o Senacherib himself can be seen in top left viewing the progress • Other image shows upright lamassu being transported • Like his father, relief shows construction of palace o Speaks to resources of empire Could get best limestone etc, had massive labor pool • Siege and Capitulation of Lachish (c.700) o Occurred fairly early in Senacherib’s reign o Siege image Shows Assyrians scaling walls On right side people are leaving city Soldiers on siege ramp huddle behind siege machine • Gives some protection o Procession image Shows population being deported Soldiers carrying looted items...
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- Fall '08
- Cardinal direction, Artillery, Balati Quarry Relief, Senacherib