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ART HISTORY I
LECTURE 6: The Malevolent Vision of the Assyrians

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below: Lion Hunt Scene, Palace of King Ashurnasirpal II (also Assurnasirpal), Nimrud (Calah), Iraq,
bas relief panel, limestone, 3'3" x 8'4", c. 850 B.C. (British Museum, London):



below: Statue of King Ashurnasirpal II, Iraq, alabaster, 43" h, Assyrian, c. 850 B.C. (British Museum, London):



below: Siege Scene, Palace of Tiglath-Pileser III, Nimrud, Iraq, bas relief panel, stone, length: NA,
c. 745-727 B.C. (British Museum, London):



below: Lion Hunt Scenes, Palace of Ashurbanipal, Nineveh, Iraq, bas relief panel, limestone, length: NA,
c. 669-633 B.C. (British Museum, London):



below: Detail from register of Lion Hunt Scenes, Palace of Ashurbanipal, Nineveh, Iraq, bas relief panel, limestone, length: NA, c. 669-633 B.C. (British Museum, London):



below: Dying Lioness, Palace of Ashurbanipal, Nineveh, Iraq, bas relief panel, limestone, figure: 13.75" h,
c. 669-633 B.C. (British Museum, London):




below: Equine Hunting Scene, Palace of Ashurbanipal, Nineveh, Iraq, bas relief panel, limestone, length: NA, c. 669-633 B.C. (British Museum, London):



below: Ashurbanipal's Army on the March, Palace of Ashurbanipal, Nineveh, Iraq, bas relief panel, limestone, length: NA, c. 669-633 B.C. (British Museum, London):



below: King Ashurbanipal and his Queen, Palace of Ashurbanipal, Nineveh, Iraq, bas relief panel, limestone, length: NA, c. 669-633 B.C. (British Museum, London):