Trapezoidal fragment of relief of mounted Assyrian soldier, beardless and helmeted, facing left. Horse's head and neck preserved, rider preserved above waist. In the background a date palm. Flaked and broken, discolored from being in a fierce, open fire.
From Nineveh, Palace of Sennacherib, slab 12 from Room LXX. (Accession Date: December 22, 1933)
Anna Mitchell Richards Fund
Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian, Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Sennacherib, 704–681 B.C.