Ancient Near East Art

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Ancient Near Eastern Art Assyrians Neo-Babylonians Persians
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Map with modern country names in red
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Reconstruction of throne room of Assurnasirpal II. 883-859 BCE, NeoAssyrian, Nimrud, Iraq.
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Assurnasirpal II Killing Lions, Kalhu (Nimrud, Iraq), c. 850 BCE, Alabaster
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Killing enemies vs. killing lions
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Assurbanipal and his Queen in the Garden, Nineveh (Kuyunjik, Iraq), c. 647 BCE
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Stack of heads in Assurbanipal’s garden
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Reconstruction Drawing of the Citadel and Palace Complex of Sargon II, Dur Sharrukin (Khorsabad, Iraq), c. 721-706 BCE
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Human-Headed Winged Lion (Lamassu), Colossal Gateway Figure, Palace of Assurnasirpal II, Kalhu, c. 883-859 BCE
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Lamassu and Winged Genius
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Unformatted text preview: More lion killing by Assurbanipal Assurbanipal hunting scene, c. 668-627, limestone, NeoAssyrian, Nineveh, Iraq. Dying lions Ishtar Gate (restored) from Babylon, Iraq ca. 575 B.C.E. glazed brick Reconstruction of the Ishtar Gate in the Pergamum Museum, c. 580, Babylon, Iraq. Ishtar Gate (restored) details of dragon (Marduk) and bull (Adad) from Babylon, Iraq ca. 575 B.C.E. glazed brick Ishtar Gate (restored), details of lion, from Babylon, Iraq , c. 575 BCE, glazed brick Details of lions from the Ishtar Gate Artists reconstruction of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon with the Tower of Babel in the background...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course AHS 195 taught by Professor K.koblik during the Fall '10 term at Diablo Valley College.

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