Keyword search

Advanced search

Description

Wall panel in gypsum, carved with the bearded figure of King Ashurnasirpal II on the right standing opposite one of his court officials conducting a religious ceremony, with a summary of the king's conquests in cuneiform script: Ancient Near-Eastern, Assyrian, from Room G in the North-West Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) in northern Iraq, 9th century BC

Museum reference

A.1956.362

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Relief, Wall panel, Frieze

Production information

Unknown
Nimrud, ANCIENT ASSYRIA

Date

9th century BC

Style / Culture

Assyrian

Materials

Gypsum

Physical description

Gypsum; carved in relief

Collection place

Nimrud, ANCIENT ASSYRIA

Associations

Depicted: King Ashurnasirpal II
Brodie, William
Simpson, James Young, Professor Sir, 1811 - 1870

Exhibitions

  • Discoveries Redisplay

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 1 »
Discoveries

Back to top