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Relief of Assyrian soldiers

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Fragment of a procession of infantrymen who bear spears and round shields. A row of palms in the background. Low relief. Chipped and discolored from being in a fierce, open fire.


From Nineveh, Palace of Sennacherib, slab 22 (?) from Room XIX. (Accession Date: December 22, 1933)

Credit Line

Anna Mitchell Richards Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian, Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Sennacherib, 704–681 B.C.

Object Place for Label


Nineveh, Iraq


Height x width: 44.5 x 45.4 cm (17 1/2 x 17 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief