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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 Senacheribs 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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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course CLAR 241 taught by Professor Sams during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08